Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The Speaker of Azerbaijan Parliament, Oktay Asadov, discussed the issues of improving the activities of the CIS Parliamentary Assembly with the Chairman of the Federation Council of Russia, Sergey Mironov, in Saint-Petersburg, said Head of Azerbaijan Parliament's Press Service, Akif Nasirov.
The meetings of the CIS Parliamentary Assembly and mass events on the 15th anniversary of the Organization take place in Saint-Petersburg where Azerbaijan is represented by a delegation headed by Asadov.
Asadov's meeting with Mironov focused on inter-parliamentary relations, activities of the separate countries for improving the work of the CIS Parliamentary Assembly, and the Organization's prospects. An international conference 'Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Dialogue' will take place on 1 June within the events which will also be attended by Asadov.
In addition, the Azerbaijani Speaker met with the representatives of the Azerbaijani diasporas in Saint-Petersburg. Asadov was interested in their mode of life and activities, and discussed the development of the Azerbaijani diasporas and their actual problems.