Baku. 5 October. REPORT.AZ/ For Azerbaijan, this visit by the pope was part of a broader vision to become a great crossroads of nations and cultures, which has resulted in a strategy of promoting multiculturalism and internationalism in many forms.
Report informs, an article published by Forbes says.
"Azerbaijan has been very active in hosting an array of international events, which have included the 2015 European Games, the 2016 European Grand Prix Formula One race, the World Chess Olympics, and Eurovision - Baku even preemptively built an entire Olympic village and other facilities in hopes of eventually hosting the world’s biggest sporting event", Forbes writes.