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Azerbaijan`s Shamkir, Lithuania`s Siauliai to become sister cities

Vilnius, October 14 (AZERTAC). Azerbaijan`s Shamkir and Lithuania`s Siauliai will become sister cities.

Justinas Sartauskas, Mayor of Siauliai, the fourth largest city in Lithuania, will lead a large delegation to Shamkir late this month to sign a protocol of intention on sister partnership.

“Shamkir will be Siauliai`s 11th sister city,” he told AZERTAC`s Riga-based correspondent.

“The agreement to be signed between Shamkir and Siauliai will contribute to overall development of the relations between the two cities, and also strengthen friendship between the people of the two countries.”

Mr. Sartauskas said: “We want to strengthen cooperation in the fields of culture, sport and governance. We plan to organize reciprocal visits of the heads of the two cities` administrations.”

Nigar Jafarli

Special Correspondent

 

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