The next session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council ofEurope (PACE) has started its work in Strasbourg. Among other issuesto be discussed the parliament will address the territorial conflictsin the South Caucasus.
1,378 candidates for the future parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan have applied to the regional commissions, Trend reports. 283 of them have been registered so far.The parliamentary elections are scheduled for November 7. The previous polls took place in 2005.
The Georgian Foreign Minister declared today that Armenian-Georgian relations are now at their best, News Armenia reports.According to him, the bilateral trade indicator has reached $144 million, and that is not high enough. For his part, the Armenia Foreign Minister said that trade turnover has already increased 50% and added that there are no issues that cannot be resolved through dialogue.