Baku, June 30, AZERTAC
Spanish media has widely covered the closing ceremony of the first European Games.
Spain's Produccion.notitarde.com website has highly appreciated the speeches delivered at the closing ceremony, calling the stage performances "very effective."
The website highlights the EOC President Patrick Hickey's speech at the closing ceremony who said the Games have exceeded all expectations.
The article hails Azerbaijan's desire to promote itself in the world by hosting international events of this scale. "The final goal is to get the right to host the Olympic Games," the article says.
Highlighting the fascinating images from the closing ceremony the article also touched upon the victory of Paralympic champion Ilham Zakiyev who emphasized that presented his victory to President Ilham Aliyev on the Azerbaijan's Armed Forces Day.
The article says that negotiations are underway with three countries to host the European Games in 2019.