Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation visits Czech Republic

Prague, May 27, AZERTAC

A delegation led by Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijan`s parliament, head of the Azerbaijani-Czech working group on inter-parliamentary relations Valeh Alasgarov visited the Czech Republic.

He met with Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic Jan Hamacek and Czech Senate President Milan Stech as part of the visit.

The Azerbaijani delegation also held bilateral meetings with heads of the major parties represented in the Czech parliament to discuss ways of developing the bilateral inter-parliamentary relations.They exchanged views on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and on current developments in the region. Czech officials stressed the importance of a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.

Valeh Alasgarov also met with Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Lubomir Zaoralek and the country's Minister of Industry and Trade Jan Mládek. They explored ways of deepening cooperation in various fields, as well as the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno Karabakh conflict, regional security, economic and energy projects implemented in the region.

The parliamentary delegation also attended a reception on the occasion of the Republic Day organized by Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Prague.The event was attended by Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic, head of the Czech- Azerbaijan working group on inter-parliamentary relations Jan Hamacek and other high-ranking officials.

Addressing the event, Valeh Alasgarov, Jan Hamacek, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Czech Republic Farid Shafiyev underlined the importance of developing bilateral relations between the two countries. Hailing the significance of expanding cooperation between the two countries, Jan Hamacek stressed the significance of solving the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict by peaceful means in compliance with UN Security Council resolutions.

Parvana Garayeva

Special Correspondent

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