PACE president recalled his last visit to Baku and talked about the state of human rights in Azerbaijan
Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) met in Paris, France on March 4. In the frame of the Standing Committee meeting Ahmad Shahidov, Head of Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) held a meeting with PACE President Pedro Agramunt. During the meeting President of the PACE recalled his visit to Azerbaijan, his meeting with H.E. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, commented on the state of human rights in Azerbaijan. He went on to note that he would attach special importance to the fraternal relations with Azerbaijan.
For his part, head of AIDHR commented on growth of civil society and speedy euro-integration of Azerbaijan. Mr. Shahidov also underscored that relations between Azerbaijan and PACE will further contribute to this processes.