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Baku 2015 presented in European Parliament

17 April 2015 [12:00] - TODAY.AZ

/By AzerNews-  Nigar Orujova

The European Parliament has seen a presentation of Baku 2015 European Games.

A ceremony brought together a delegation led by Azad Rahimov, Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports and Chief Executive Director of the Operating Committee of the European Games, and Mark Tarabella, MP, members of political parties, representatives of European institutes, media, as well as the diplomatic corps accredited in Brussels.

Rahimov spoke about preparations for the Baku 2015 first European Games.

Representative of European External Action Service Chris Kendall spoke about relations between Azerbaijan and the European Union.

The participants viewed a promotional video about the Baku 2015 Games.

Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku is finalizing all preparations to the grandiose event. The Games will see 6,000 athletes from 50 countries to compete in 20 sports, 16 of which are Olympic.

Earlier, the historic sport event was also presented at the Egmont Palace in Brussels.

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