Minsk, November 28, AZERTAC
An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been held at the Independence Palace in Minsk.
A guard of honor was arranged for President Ilham Aliyev in the square decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Belarus.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko welcomed President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
A military orchestra played the national anthems of Azerbaijan and Belarus.
The chief of the guard of honor reported to the Azerbaijani President.
The presidents reviewed the guard of honor.
State and government officials of Belarus were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev, and members of the Azerbaijani delegation were introduced to President Alexander Lukashenko.
The guard of honor marched in front of the heads of state to the accompaniment of a military march.
The presidents posed for official photos.