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Discussions to clarify Armenia’s participation in European Olympic Games in Azerbaijan

18 August 2014 [11:30] - TODAY.AZ
Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees and the Olympic Council of Ireland, will pay a visit to Armenia on October 11-14.

APA reports quoting that Patrick Hickey will travel to Armenia soon to try to secure the country's participation in next year's inaugural European Games, which are due to take place from June 12 to 28, 2015 in Baku, the capital of neighbors Azerbaijan.

But Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees, is confident that his trip to Armenian capital Yerevan, due to take place between October 11 and 14, will ensure they take part at Baku 2015.

He will hold talks with National Olympic Committee of Armenia President Gagik Tsarukyan, one of the country's most prominent politicians and a wealthy businessman.

"We want to ensure that all 49 countries take part in the first-ever European Games. I am very confident we will be able to achieve full participation”, he added

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