A delegation headed by deputy chairman of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party, also Executive Secretary of the party, MP Ali Ahmadov, met with the chairman of the National Assembly of Egypt, Fathi Shurur. The talks centered on perspectives of development of interparliamentary relationships, Trend reports.
During the meeting the sides touched upon the activities of the Azerbaijan-Egypt interparliamentary friendship group and the establishment of similar group at the Egyptian parliament.
The Azerbaijani delegation also met with Shiekh of the religious center Al Azhar Muhammad Tantavi. Ahmadov stressed the importance of development of the relationships in all spheres between the two countries, problems linked with the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, damage made on Azerbaijan, plight of refugees and internally displaced people. The talks also focused on the 33rd session of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), held recently in Baku.
Tantavi estimated the Armenian barbarism in the Azerbaijani lands and the ethnic conflict against the mankind as an aggression and voiced his disappointment that the international organizations yet have not given right and fair assessment in this respect. Egypt has always supported Azerbaijans right position in the conflict, he stressed.