Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s official visit to Ukraine started today. He took part in the wreath-laying ceremony to the Grave of Unknown Soldier in Park of Glory and ceremony of honoring a memory of Holodomors victims in Ukraine together with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich. The presidents put the pots with candles at board to the Memorial, Ukrinform reported.
Afterwards, an official welcoming ceremony of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev was held near the Presidential Administration. The military band performed the national anthems of Ukraine and Azerbaijan. The presidents passed by the guard of honor. The ceremony ended by the mutual introduction of members of official delegations.
Then, Viktor Yanukovych and Ilham Aliyev met face-to-face in the presidential administration.
Afterwards, the second Meeting of the Council of Azerbaijani and Ukrainian Presidents will be held. Bilateral documents are planned for signing.