Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has received chairman of the House of Deputies of the Czech Republic Jan Hamacek who is in Baku to attend the opening ceremony of the First European Games, AzerTac state news agency reported.
Hamacek greeted the head of state on behalf of Czech President Milos Zeman.
He said the President was very much interested in strengthening the friendly relations between the two countries. Hamacek said the Czech Republic would attend the First European Games with a large delegation, adding his country`s National Olympic Committee was preparing seriously for these Games.
The head of state recalled with pleasure his meetings with President Zeman, and stressed the importance of high-level reciprocal visits in terms of the strengthening of the ties.
Emphasizing the significance of the First European Games, President Aliyev wished the Czech athletes who participate in the competition success.
The sides expressed satisfaction with the development of the bilateral relations. It was noted that there were opportunities and mutual interest for expanding the bilateral bonds.
The head of state thanked for the greetings of President Zeman, and asked Hamacek to extend his greetings to the Czech President.
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