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Federation of Jewish Communities hails Azerbaijan’s tolerance

Politics Materials 5 September 2016 17:14 (UTC +04:00)
Creation of equal conditions in Azerbaijan for representatives of all religions is commendable.
Federation of Jewish Communities hails Azerbaijan’s tolerance

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.5

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Creation of equal conditions in Azerbaijan for representatives of all religions is commendable, Herbert Winter, president of the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities said in Baku Sept.5.

He made the remarks during the meeting with Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.

He expressed satisfaction with his first visit to Azerbaijan and emphasized that the country has the traditions of multiculturalism and tolerance. Winter praised the care and attention to the representatives of Jewish communities in Azerbaijan and noted that this can be an example for the whole world.

Mammadyarov, for his part, said that the representatives of Jewish communities have been living in Azerbaijan throughout centuries. The minister pointed out that 2016 has been declared the year of multiculturalism in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan has friendly relations both with Switzerland and Israel, said Mammadyarov. The foreign minister expressed confidence that the Jewish community of Switzerland can also make contribution to the further development of these relations.

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