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A state dinner was hosted in honor of President Ilham Aliyev in Athens - UPDATE - PHOTOS

17 June 2014 [12:35] - TODAY.AZ
President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias has hosted a state dinner in honor of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva.

The heads of state made speeches at the event.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Antonis Samaras have met with top businessmen in Athens.

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As part his state visit to Greece, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Coalition of the Radical Left, the major opposition at the Hellenic Parliament, Alexis Tsipras.

They exchanged views on the current state and prospects of Azerbaijan-Greece relations.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic Evangelos Venizelos.

The parties discussed prospects for the development of bilateral relations and issues of cooperation in energy, mutual investment and other fields between the countries.

During the conversation, the sides also exchanged views over the Azerbaijan-European Union cooperation.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Antonis Samaras in Athens.

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras welcomed President Ilham Aliyev.

During the meeting, the sides expressed their satisfaction with the successful development of bilateral relations between the countries in various fields. The parties noted that there were good prospects for the expansion of cooperation in the economic sphere, as well as energy, transport, agricultural and other fields.

The parties stressed the importance of economic relations within the Azerbaijan-European Union cooperation.

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After the meeting, an official dinner reception was hosted on behalf of Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras in honor of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

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After the ceremony of signing documents, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias made statements for the press.

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After the meeting in an expanded format, the ceremony of signing Azerbaijani-Greek documents was held.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias attended the ceremony.

“The Agreement on cooperation in the field of agriculture between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the Hellenic Republic” was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Evangelos Venizelos.

“The Memorandum on cooperation for the European Union issues of the Republic of Azerbaijan between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic” was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Evangelos Venizelos.

“The Memorandum on cooperation in the field of youth between the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs of the Hellenic Republic” was signed by Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Evangelos Venizelos.

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After the one-on-one meeting, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias held a meeting in an expanded format with the participation of delegations.

The Presidents delivered speeches at the meeting.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias have held a one-on-one meeting.

During the meeting, the sides noted that cooperation between Azerbaijan and Greece had been developing successfully in political, economic and other fields. The parties said there were ample opportunities for further expansion of the relations.

The sides stressed the importance of Azerbaijan-Greece cooperation within the European Union. The parties noted the significance of President Ilham Aliyev`s state visit to Greece in terms of further development of the bilateral ties.

During the conversation, the sides exchanged views on bilateral relationship, international and other issues of mutual concern.

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An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been held in Athens.

The guard of honor was arranged for the head of state outside the Presidential Palace decorated with the national flags of Azerbaijan and Greece.

Greek President Karolos Papoulias welcomed Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

The military orchestra played the national anthems of Azerbaijan and Greece.

The heads of state reviewed the guard of honor as the military march was played.

The chief of the guard of honor reported to the President Ilham Aliyev.

Greek state and government officials were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev and members of the Azerbaijani delegation were

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16.06.2014
09:30

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have visited the Acropolis of Athens.

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Greece on a state visit.
A guard of honor was arranged for the head of state at Athens International Airport decorated with the flags of Azerbaijan and Greece.

President Ilham Aliyev was met by senior state and government officials of Greece.


A state dinner was hosted in honor of President Ilham Aliyev in Athens























President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras met with top businessmen in Athens



















President Ilham Aliyev met with Leader of the Coalition of the Radical Left at the Hellenic Parliament Alexis Tsipras





President Ilham Aliyev met with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Evangelos Venizelos









President Ilham Aliyev met with Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras

















President Ilham Aliyev and Greek President Karolos Papoulias made statements for the press













Azerbaijan-Greece documents were signed











President Ilham Aliyev and President of Greece Karolos Papoulias held a meeting in an expanded format



President Ilham Aliyev held a one-on-one meeting with President of Greece Karolos Papoulias







Official welcoming ceremony for President Ilham Aliyev was held in Athens





















President Ilham Aliyev visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens























President Ilham Aliyev visited the Acropolis of Athens

































President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Greece on a state visit











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