The Work of the Azerbaijani Delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and Its Coverage in Historical Context
Abstract.The subject of this study is the work of the Azerbaijani delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The research object of this study is the documents adopted by the Azerbaijani delegation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The relevance of this research topic comes from the fact that this issue has not been sufficiently widely studied in Azerbaijani historical sciences. The aim of this article is to give a description of the Azerbaijani delegation's position in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The theoretical significance of the presented research lies in that its results can be applied in the study of the role of the PACE in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The results of this research can be used in the writing of scientific papers and the composition of lecture courses on the history of Azerbaijan in higher educational institutions of Russia.The article's research methodology is constructed on the basis of using the method of comparative analysis, in identifying the cause and effect relationship of events, in the critical approach to the scientific sources used, in comparing the facts available in the sources, and in analyzing and generalizing the results obtained.The article is focused on the work of the Azerbaijani delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The author analyses the documents adopted by the Azerbaijani delegation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. In particular, the organization's positive attitude towards Azerbaijan is demonstrated by the election of I. Aliyev and S. Seidov to the post of vice-presidents of the PACE. In the modern period, as a logical consequence of the work done and the reforms carried out with its concrete, practical activities in the field of transformation, Azerbaijan has proved that it is a worthy member of the named organization.
Keywords: charter, session, status, program, structure, delegate, history, Council of Europe, organization, legislature
Article was received:25-07-2018
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