Azerbaijan has become a well-known sports country in the world, the vice-president of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Azerbaijan Chingiz Huseynzada said at a joint press conference of the NOC and Visa, Report informs.

The vice president stated that the Olympic Movement is developing in Azerbaijan: “The establishment of the Olympic Movement in Azerbaijan has been achieved to a certain extent. Azerbaijan host the first European Games, Islamic Solidarity Games, European and World Championships in a number of sports. The partners of the National Olympic Committee in the implementation of these events they were with us all the time.”