Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13
Azerbaijan has become a central country in the region and has hosted international events covering various areas, said Ali Hasanov, Azerbaijani president's aide for public and political affairs.
He made the remarks Nov. 13 at an event dedicated to presentation of "Discover Azerbaijan: Baku-2015" book.
Hasanov said that today, Azerbaijan is known as a reputable country pursuing an independent policy on international arena, prominent for its principal stance, and as a country making contributions to settlement of universal problems.
He further said the members of all religions and ethnic groups in Azerbaijan live in peace and prosperity as one family, and they contribute to the country's successful development.
"Azerbaijan is known throughout the world as an area of national and religious tolerance," he added.