Head of AzerbaijanвЂ™s FM held talks with leadership of Council of Europe
The issues of the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement and development of bilateral ties were discussed during the meetings of the AzerbaijanвЂ™s Foreign Minister (FM) Elmar Mammadyarov with the top officials of the Council of Europe (CE) in Strasburg, the FM press centre told Trend.
Mammadyarov took part and spoke at the 115-th session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. Within the forum the Minister met with the CE Secretary General Terry Davis, the Director of the CE Parliamentary Assembly Secretariat Mateo Sorinas and the PACE Secretary General Bruno Haller. At the meetings the organizationвЂ™s officials voiced their readiness to assist in implementation of Action plans for Azerbaijan within the European Union вЂњNew Neighborhood PolicyвЂќ initiative. At the meetings with Haller and Sorinas results of the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, activities of the PACE Monitoring Committee co-rapporteurs have been viewed.
There were also discussions with the chairman of the Euro-Parliament вЂ"Azerbaijan cooperation committee Ishler-Begua and other officials, the Ukrainian FM head Tarasyuk, the state secretary of Hungary Barsoni, FM deputy of Norway Skogrand, the AGO group chairman Vegener and other.
On 18 November Mammayarov left for Paris to take part in the events dedicated to the UNESCO 60-th anniversary.