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Azerbaijan’s Baku and Georgia’s Tbilisi become twin towns

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 13


The Georgian delegation headed by Mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze is on a visit to Azerbaijan’s Baku city, the Baku City Executive Power told Trend on July 13.

On the first day of the visit, the guests reviewed the historical monuments in Icherisheher (Old City) and the Fountain Square.

The Georgian delegation met with the head of the Baku City Executive Power Eldar Azizov on July 13. During the meeting, Azizov stressed that there are long-standing friendly and good-neighborly relations between the two countries.

The head of the Baku City Executive Power stressed that the Azerbaijan-Georgia relations have reached the level of strategic partnership and are developing in many spheres.

“The mutual visits open up new opportunities for the further development of bilateral relations and political relations at a high level have a positive effect on the economic ties,” Azizov said.

Stressing that the Azerbaijani and Georgian peoples have lived in peace and friendship for centuries, Kaladze said that Georgia attaches particular importance to the relations with Azerbaijan.

Kaladze thanked for the hospitality and stressed that the visit will play a special role in strengthening the relations between Baku and Tbilisi.

Kaladze stressed that the members of the Georgian delegation were fascinated by the beauty of Baku and said that they saw extensive landscaping and construction work here.

Then a memorandum on the establishment of twin town relations between Baku and Tbilisi was signed and memorable gifts were presented.

Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Georgia Faig Guliyev and Ambassador of Georgia to Azerbaijan Zurab Pataradze also attended the meeting.

During the visit, members of the Georgian delegation will visit the sights of Baku, including the Seaside National Park.

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Mayor of Tbilisi to visit Baku

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 13

Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:

Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze will pay an official visit to Baku on July 13-14, Trend reports referring to the Georgian media.

According to the data, during the visit a twinning memorandum between Tbilisi and Baku is expected to be signed.

Summit meetings are also planned in various formats.

The visiting delegation also includes the Deputy Mayor Ilia Eloshvili.

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Karabakh ferry ship repaired at shipyard in Baku – ASCO

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 6

By Sadraddin Aghjayev – Trend:

The Karabakh ferry ship, owned by the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, has been repaired at the Zigh shipyard in Baku, Trend reports with reference to the company.

“The repair was carried out in accordance with the plan,” the message said. “The main and additional engines, mechanisms of the vessel were repaired, its underwater and surface parts were cleaned and painted, the hull was welded, pipes were installed, electrical operations were also conducted.”

“The living and service areas of the ferry have also been refurbished in accordance with the modern standards,” the message said. “After successful sea trials, the ship was put into operation.”

The “Karabakh” ferry ship was put into operation in 2008, its length is 154.5 meters and its width is 17.5 meters. The maximum speed of the ferry is 14 knots, the carrying capacity is about 6,000 tons.


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EURO 2020: Fans arrive at Baku Olympic Stadium (PHOTO)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 3


Baku will host the fourth match in the framework of UEFA EURO 2020 football on July 3, hosting Denmark going up against the Czech Republic, Trend reports.

The match will start at 20:00 (GMT+4) at the Baku Olympic Stadium, as part of the EURO 2020 games hosted by Baku.

Fans have already arrived at the Baku Olympic Stadium and are awaiting the start of the match.

Trend shows photos of the fans:

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