Azerbaijan`s Parliament Speaker attends meeting of heads of Council of Europe states’ parliaments in France

An Azerbaijani delegation led by Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov is participating in the meeting of Speakers of parliament of the Council of Europe member states in Strasbourg.

The delegation included chairman of the parliamentary committee, Head of the Azerbaijani delegation to PACE Samad Seyidov, Chairperson of the PACE’s Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons Sahiba Gafarova and other officials.

The delegates will discuss the issues of the migration and refugee crisis in Europe: role and responsibilities of parliaments, national parliaments and the Council of Europe: together promoting democracy, human rights and the rule of law, and mobilisation of parliaments against hate, for inclusive and non-racist societies.