Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The Consul General of Azerbaijan to Saint-Petersburg, Gudsi Osmanov, said on 9 June that an informal meeting of the CIS State Heads will take place at 18:00 in Saint-Petersburg on 9 June.
Before the beginning of the 11th Economic Forum, the Presidents of the CIS countries will come together in Constantinople Palace. From the Azerbaijani side, the meeting will be participated by the President, Ilham Aliyev, First Vice Prime Minister, Yagub Eyyubov, Minister of Economic Development, Heydar Babayev, Minister of Energy and Industry, Natig Aliyev.
The 11th Economic Forum will commence on 8 June, after which bilateral meetings will take place between the President of Azerbaijan and members of the delegations of other countries.
The Consul General of Azerbaijan stated that the Economic Forum is attended by business people from many countries.
"Within the Forum, the members of the Azerbaijani delegation participate in the work of separate commissions, make their proposals regarding Azerbaijan and get familiarized with the economic exhibition," Osmanov said.
In the evening of 9 June, a one-to-one meeting will take place between the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev and Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, to hold talks on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement.