The German embassy in Azerbaijan has organized an official reception to mark public holiday – the German Unity Day, SIA reports.
Following the national anthems of Azerbaijan and Germany, Ambassador Heidrun Tempel spoke of development of the relations between the two countries. The diplomat said Germany was one of the first countries to recognize Azerbaijan`s independence, and expressed confidence that the Germany-Azerbaijan cooperation would continue to develop in a variety of fields.
Addressing the event, Azerbaijan`s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahmud Mammadguliyev congratulated the German people. Mammadguliyev praised development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and Germany in political, economic, humanitarian and cultural fields.
Member of the German Bundestag Steffen-Claudio Lemme hailed developing relations between Azerbaijan and Germany.
The official reception brought together state and government officials of Azerbaijan, MPs, ambassadors of foreign countries in Baku and public figures.