The spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO completed its work, Trend reports with reference to deputy Siyavush Novruzov, the member of the Azeri delegation in PA NATO and also the deputy executive secretary of the Yeni Azerbaijan (New Azerbaijan) party.
The head of the Links Organization (Great Britain) Denis Samut delivered a report on the topic The role of NATO in Southern Caucasus region. During his appearance, Samut expressed his opinion about Southern Caucasus including the development process in Azerbaijan. Another report on this topic was prepared by the British deputy Stanford. However, this report was prepared without visit to the region. The reporter himself said this in his report, said Novruzov. The Azeri delegation expressed its opinion related to the report.
Novruzov told that one of the important aspects of the session of PA NATO became the appearance of the Azeri president Ilham Aliyev who participated at the session at the invitation of the president of the assembly Pyer Lellush. In his appearance, Aliyev spoke about the energy security, economic development of Southern Caucasus, aggression of Armenia and the issue that our occupied territories still remain uncontrolled. After the appearance, Aliyev answered the questions of the deputies said Novruzov.
The Georgian and Azerbaijan presidents personally participated at the session. The Armenian president gave consent to participate first, but then, he refused.
After the appearance of Aliyev and the replies to the questions of deputies, a quite new opinion formed in PA NATO about Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani delegation held meeting in respective committees of the assembly.
The Azeri delegation participated at the spring session of PA NATO under the leadership of the first deputy chairman of Milli Mejlis Ziyafet Askerov, the head of our delegation in the organization.
During the session, there was held exchange of opinion related to the topics such as cooperation in the Black Sea region, the role of NATO in Southern Caucasus, energy security, security in Asia, nuclear policy of Iran and other issues.