Remarks of Azerbaijani and Ecuadorian FMs added (the first version was posted at 12:29)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.19 / Trend S. Agayeva /
Ecuador will support Azerbaijan in elections to the UN Security Council, the Foreign Minister of Ecuador
Ricardo Patino Aroca told journalists in Baku on Wednesday.
Election of the UN Security Council's nonpermanent member, for which Azerbaijan has nominated its candidature, is scheduled for Oct.21.
Aroca said Azerbaijan can rely on Ecuador's support in cooperation within international organizations and, in particular, in resolution of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Ecuador stands for the conflict resolution in accordance with international norms and principles, and supports Azerbaijan's fair position on this issue, Aroca said at a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart.
As Azerbaijani Foreign Minister
Elmar Mammadyarov said at the meeting, the political relations between the two countries are very good and the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister's visit to Azerbaijan will strengthen dialogue between the countries.
Following the meeting Azerbaijan and Ecuador signed an agreement on cooperation between the foreign ministries and political consultations.