Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Saturday (11 March) received the three co-Chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassadors Igor Popov of Russia, Stephane Visconti of France and Richard Hoagland of the United States of America, together with Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office.
The meeting was held at the Presidential Palace in Baku. No information was released after the meeting.
photo: President Ilham Aliyev with the co-Chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Process in Baku on 11 March 2017
'Developing human capital, building a better future' is the theme put forward by Azerbaijan as the centrepiece of its bid to host the world exhibition. Baku faces tough competiton from Paris, Osaka and Ekatrinburg. A decision will be taken next November.
It held, unanimously, that the Azerbaijani Government had to pay the applicant 5,000 euros (EUR) in respect of pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage. The Court said that it was the responsability of the Armenian and Azerbaijani governments to find a solution on a political level to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.