U.S. Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, Paula Dobriansky, will be in Baku on Tuesday, the U.S. embassy in Baku announced. On Wednesday Dobriansky will meet with the leaders of the Azerbaijani opposition parties.
She plans to meet with leaders of Azadlyg elections bloc, the chairman of the Democratic Reforms Party, Asim Mollazada, and representatives of the non-governmental organizations. Under the visit to last by Thursday she will also held some meetings with the Azerbaijani leadership.
On Wednesday Dobriansky will hold a news conference at the International Press Center, to meet with the Azerbaijani media and discuss U.S. вЂ"Azerbaijani relations.
Dobriansky was appointed the U.S. Under Secretary of State on 12 March 2001. She speaks French, Russian, Italian and Danish languages.