The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, Elmar Mammadyarov, is current on a two-day visit to Strasbourg, France, Tahir Tagizade, the head of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry, told Trend.
According to Tagizade, on the first day of the visit on Friday (20 January) the minister is scheduled to meet with the
Secretary General of the Council of Europe (РЎР•), Terry Davis, and the political director of the Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of the CE, Matias Sorinas. On Saturday (21 January) he is to carry out talks with the chairman of the PACE, Rene Van der Linden, and the PACE Secretary General, Bruno Haller.
The meeting will focus on the development of relationships with the Council of Europe, expansion of the interaction, and the situation in the region, Tagizade added.