Azerbaijan’s delegation to attend European Conference of Presidents of Parliament
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 9
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
A delegation headed by Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Oqtay Asadov will visit Oslo (Norway) on September 10-13 to participate in the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Parliament Akif Tavakkuloglu told media Sept. 9.
"The Azerbaijani delegation will include MPs Chingiz Asadullayev, Sahiba Gafarova, Khanlar Fatiyev, head of the parliament's office Safa Mirzayev and other officials," he added.
He said that such topics as "Constitutional rights and freedoms as a condition for democracy", "Democracy, sovereignty and security in Europe", "Majority and the opposition - achievement of balance" will be discussed during the conference.
Members of the Azerbaijani delegation will express the country's position in connection with the discussed issues.
Moreover, the Speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament is expected to hold several meetings with the heads of delegations participating in the conference.
The views on the development of bilateral relations, expansion of relations at the parliamentary level will be exchanged at the meeting. The ways of resolving the conflicts in the region will be discussed.
Chairman of the Committee on Regional Affairs of the Azerbaijani Parliament Arif Rahimzade will participate in the conference through the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly.
Moreover, members of the Azerbaijani delegation will participate in an event dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian Constitution.