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President Ilham Aliyev received President of the PACE M/Cavushoglu and former UNESCO Director-General K.Matsuura

08-04-2011 | 12:16        

  


President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Mevlut Cavushoglu and former UNESCO Director-General Koichiro Matsuura.

Being recived by President Ilham Aliyev PACE President Mevlut Cavushoglu expressed satisfaction with his participation at the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. Mr. Cavusoglu underlined the importance of the Forum, adding such events promote cooperation with the Council of Europe.

The Head of State stressed significance of President of the PACE Mevlut Cavusoglu’s participation at the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. President Ilham Aliyev underscored the necessity of holding such events on regular basis. The Head of State stressed the importance of the forum for the region, Europe and world. During the meeting, the parties also expressed confidence that successful cooperation between Azerbaijan and the PACE would continue to expand.

When receiving former UNESCO Director-General Koichiro Matsuura, the head of the Azerbaijan State, noting importance of the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, said Baku had already become a center of internationally important actions. President Aliyev reminded his meetings with Mr. Koichiro Matsuura and joint celebration of Novruz holiday in Baku, stressing his participation in the Forum was significant.

Expressing gratitude for invitation to the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, former UNESCO Director-General Koichiro Matsuura noted importance of the Forum in expansion of inter-civilization cooperation. Mr. Matsuura also reminded the Novruz celebrations in Baku which left deep impressions on him.