Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14
An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang, who is paying an official visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan, was held on May 13.
A guard of honor was arranged for the distinguished guest on a square decorated with the national flags of the two countries.
President Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva met President Truong Tan Sang and his spouse Mai Thi Hanh.
National anthems of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Republic of Azerbaijan were played.
The state and government officials of the Republic of Azerbaijan were introduced to President Truong Tan Sang, and members of the delegation of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam were introduced to President Aliyev.
The presidents also posed for official photos.