Baku, June 16, AZERTAC
Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong has visited National Parliament of Azerbaijan to meet its Speaker Ogtay Asadov.
Mr. Asadov expressed confidence that the visit of Secretary General of IPU will contribute to deepening relations between Azerbaijan and the Organization. The Speaker said Azerbaijan attaches great importance to strengthening relations with IPU.
Martin Chungong said he is pleased to be visiting Azerbaijan, describing Baku as a beautiful city. He said the more he learns of Azerbaijan, the more he is interested in the country. Martin Chungong hailed the fact that representatives of different religions peacefully co-exist in Azerbaijan. He said the Inter-Parliamentary Union is interested in maintaining cooperation with the country. He said he heard only good of Azerbaijan, stressing the importance of promoting the world`s awareness of these realities.
On the Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Martin Chungong his organization supports the peaceful settlement of the problem, within norms of international law and the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.
Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Martin Chungong has also met Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Parliament Valeh Alasgarov.
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