Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov on July 2 hosted a reception for visiting Vietnamese Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh during which they discussed bilateral cooperation in the field.

Azad Rahimov informed his guest of Azerbaijan’s preparations for the 2015 European Games in Baku, noting that his country is capable of hosting large-scale sporting events.

He said he hopes that Vietnamese athletes will join training courses and international sport tourneys in Azerbaijan.

Hailing Azerbaijan’s rapid development in the field, Minister Anh said Vietnam will benefit from learning experience from the southeastern European nation.-VNA