An official welcome ceremony has been held for Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel, who arrived in Azerbaijan for a visit.
A guard of honor was arranged for the German Federal Chancellor in the square decorated with the national flags of the two countries.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The chief of the guard of honor reported to the German Federal Chancellor.
President Ilham Aliyev and German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel reviewed the guard of honor.
The German Federal Chancellor saluted the Azerbaijani soldiers.
The state anthems of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Azerbaijan were played.
State and government officials of the Republic of Azerbaijan were introduced to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, and members of the delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev.
The guard of honor marched in front of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel to the accompaniment of a military march.
The President of Azerbaijan and the German Federal Chancellor posed for official photos.