The First Century Of Azerbaijan Marked in Belgrade

The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Serbia has organised a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, which on 28 May 1918 became the first democratic and secular republic in the Islamic world.

The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Serbia has organised a ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, which on 28 May 1918 became the first democratic and secular republic in the Islamic world.

In his opening remarks, the Azerbaijani Ambassador to Serbia, H.E. Eldar Hasanov stressed that Azerbaijan and Serbia are strategic partners and reminded of the 20-year successful cooperation between the two countries since the establishment of diplomatic relations.

These relations have recently been raised to an even higher level by the Joint Action Plan on Strategic Partnership in the areas of transport, justice and health, that was signed on 21st May by the Presidents of the two countries.

On this occasion, the Ambassador announced that the visa regime between Serbia and Serbia would be lifted in the following days.

Serbian Parliament Speaker Maja Gojković, ministers in the Government of Serbia, members of the diplomatic corps and other representatives of political, public and cultural life, attended the reception.