Azerbaijan’s outgoing ambassador started his posting nine years ago as a counsellor.
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Farid Shafiyev, ambassador of Azerbaijan, and his wife Ulkar Shafiyeva dance at the 2012 Ottawa Diplomatic Association ball.
Shahed Al-asadi Published: Wednesday, 07/02/2014 2:00 am EDT Last Updated: Sunday, 09/21/2014 5:28 pm EDT
Farid Shafiyev’s time in Ottawa as counsellor then later as ambassador was spent laying the groundwork for the relationship between Azerbaijan and Canada. Now that groundwork just needs to be expanded, he said.
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