Monday, December 21, 2015

Baku sums up call-over between Azerbaijani and Russian cities


Grammar School №160 in Baku summed up the results of the first phase of the 'call-over between the cities of Azerbaijan and Russia' project.
The project, which started more than two years ago, was attended by 40 teams of Azerbaijan and 40 Russian schools, the press service of Rossotrudnichestvo in Azerbaijan stated.
It was organized by the Russian embassy in Baku, ​​the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo, the Russian community and the Association of Teachers of Russian-speaking Educational Facilities of Azerbaijan.
23 educational institutions of Azerbaijan, which launched the Russian crafts exhibition, became finalists.
"We often talk about multiculturalism in Azerbaijan, and about public diplomacy in Russia. These concepts are inseparable, they mutually enrich the meaning of the first and second concepts," the representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in Azerbaijan, Valentin Denisov, said.
"You've learned a lot about Russia and your Russian counterparts learned a lot about Azerbaijan," Trend cited the chairman of the Russian Community of Azerbaijan, Mikhail Zabelin, as saying.
They announced a start of the second phase of the project in January next year, during which Russian students will study the cities and regions of Azerbaijan. The All-Russian Azerbaijan Congress and its regional structures will join the organizers.

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