Azerbaijan is represented in the festival by delegation led by Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Intigam Babayev. Besides, representatives of Azerbaijani Youth Union of Russia (AMOR), Ireli Public Union, as well as other youth and members of student organizations attend the festival.
The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students will last until October 22. Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the opening ceremony of the festival being held under the slogan “For peace, solidarity and social justice, we struggle against imperialism. Honoring our past, we build the future!”. The forums held within the framework of the festival are attended by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, as well as Russian and foreign officials.