Ambassador of Belarus to Azerbaijan calls European Championships in Baku a holiday of sport and peace
We have always thought that Baku, its atmosphere, this arena are great, Gennady Akhramovich, Ambassador of Belarus to Azerbaijan, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza on the sidelines of the European Championships in Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-Trampoline.
"I always feel great when I visit this arena, and it's fantastic when our national team wins awards. I always said that Baku, its atmosphere, and this arena are great. This events is a holiday of strength, sport, beauty. It's wonderful when such competitions become more and more frequent. This is what should happen in all spheres of life," ambassador said.
He also spoke about cooperation between the two countries in the field of sport: "Our teams interact in different types of sports. We learn from each others' experience. Belarus uses Azerbaijan's experience in wrestling. There's Bagirov, our famous athlete from Azerbaijan. He brought great achievements to Belarus. He returned to his historical homeland and trains Azerbaijani judo team. It's a great example," Akhramovich said.
He also praised quality of infrastructure created for gymnasts in Baku: "Our sports organizers visited Baku and studied this great arena. We try to learn from Azerbaijan so that European Games, which were previously held in Baku, also became a holiday of sport and beauty in Belarus. That's why we share experience in all areas and we are very grateful that Azerbaijani side, our true friends, share their experience and skills with us. We're very grateful for that," he concluded.