Ali Hassanov, Chief of the Social and Political Department of the Azerbaijan Presidential Administration said that Azerbaijan fulfilled most of obligations before the Council of Europe (CE), Trend reports.
According to him, Azerbaijan took certain obligations before CE on forming civil society, freedom of press, resolving the political prisoners issue, improving the political and election systems, etc.
However, that does not mean that we are suspending our cooperation with CE. We shall keep cooperating with these institutions, and I think that in 2007 we shall study issues where we can receive claims, said Mr. Hassanov.
He added that it would enable to reinforce Azerbaijan position as a democratic and sovereign state and the leader of the region.