President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejčinović Burić.

The CoE Secretary General on Friday started her official visit to Azerbaijan. 

“As I start my official visit to Azerbaijan I welcome today’s joint statement between Armenia and Azerbaijan. A positive step in the right direction,” she wrote on her page on X.

Burić added that the Council of Europe continues to be “ready to assist both sides to achieve lasting peace”.