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On September 21, a ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement was held in New York within the framework of the high-level week of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly.
Axar.az reports that the press service department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that about 50 foreign ministers of the member states of the Non-Aligned Movement, as well as deputy ministers and permanent representatives to the UN, took part in the meeting chaired by Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, who made a statement at the meeting dedicated to the topic of the post-pandemic global situation and the tasks of the Non-Aligned Movement, informed the Non-Aligned Movement about the works, initiatives and future plans undertaken within the framework of Azerbaijan's chairmanship.
It was emphasized that the world is going through a period of great transformations, and in the context of pandemics, armed conflicts, climate change and many other challenges, the global security and development architecture is experiencing unprecedented difficulties.
The historical significance of the Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement Contact Group on the pandemic, the Parliamentary Network of the Non-Aligned Movement established in Madrid, as well as the establishment of the Youth Organization was brought to the attention of the President of Azerbaijan. It was noted that the logo and flag of the Movement's Youth Organization were approved by the Shusha Accord.
The minister informed the participants about the reconstruction works and peace building initiatives carried out in our territories freed from occupation after the 44-day Patriotic War. It was noted that Azerbaijan proposed to Armenia to sign a peace agreement based on the norms and principles of international law. Despite all this, it was said that the next provocations committed against Azerbaijan by the Armenian armed forces on September 12 hindered peace and construction efforts in the region. At the same time, it was noted that the threat of landmines creates serious difficulties, and the facts about Armenia's continued placement of landmines in the territories were presented. It was emphasized that Azerbaijan is not interested in destabilization and will continue efforts to ensure peace.
After that, discussions were held on effective and joint responses to the current challenges, the ministers made a speech and highlighted the positions of the countries, and the Political Declaration of the meeting was adopted.
2022.09.21 / 23:17