The official reception ceremony of the Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev in Paris took place today at the Elysee Palace, the official residence of the French President.
A guard of honour has been ranked in front of the residence in honour of the President of Azerbaijan. The head of the guard of honour reported to the head of the Azerbaijan state.
President of France Jaques Chirac welcomed Ilham Aliyev cordially in front of the palace. Heads of states made memorable pictures, followed by their meeting behind the closed doors.