Holding sittings of two important structures of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Baku is significant for Azerbaijan, President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev stated on 4 July (today) in Baku, receiving the head of the PACE democrats European group, Michail Margelov, Trend reports.
He noted, that the workshop of the Committee on refugees and the sitting of the PACE Monitoring Committee is being held in Baku.
The head of the state voiced confidence that these events will play an important role in the development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and the PACE.
Ilham Aliyev remembered with content about his activities in the PACE frameworks and the efficient work between the organization and Azerbaijan. He underlined that good links also exist between Azerbaijani and Russian parlamentarians in the PACE.
He congratulated Margelov to be elected the head of the European group of democrats and wished him success.
Margelov stated on availability of the fruitful cooperation between Azerbaijan and PACE.