Russia’s State Duma Speaker starts official visit to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 7 / Trend corr. M. Aliyev /
Russia's State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin's official visit to Azerbaijan has started today.
The purpose of the visit is to hold consultations on the development of the relations between the Russian and Azerbaijani legislative bodies and other areas.
Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ogtay Asadov and other officials welcomed Sergei Naryshkin at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, where the national flags of Russia and Azerbaijan were waving.
Sergei Naryshkin and Ogtay Asadov had a short conversation in the VIP lounge at the airport. Naryshkin plans to meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ogtay Asadov during the visit.
Naryshkin will also visit the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. He will address students at Baku Slavic University and will deliver diplomas to the graduates of the branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University in Baku.
Azerbaijan and Russia celebrate the 20th anniversary of establishing the diplomatic relations this year.