Baku, September 30, AZERTAC
An Azerbaijani delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Elchin Afandiyev has attended the funeral of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at 93.
Deputy Premier Afandiyev met with Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman to express condolences, on behalf of the Azerbaijani President and government, over the death of Shimon Peres.
Afandiyev praised the late Shimon Peres` contribution to strengthening international peace and security, and to developing relations between Azerbaijan and Israel.
The Azerbaijani delegation consisted of MP Yevda Abramov, chair of the Religious Community of Mountain Jews in Baku Milikh Yevdayev and other officials.