Azerbaijan’s cooperation with Islamic umma is one of priorities of country’s foreign policy: FM
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 25 / corr Trend U.Sadikhova /
Azerbaijan's cooperation with Islamic umma [community] is one of priorities of the country's foreign policy, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov stated in a meeting with the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the Ministry announced.
The meeting was held within the framework of the UN 64th General Assembly.
Mammadyarov appraised the UN and OIC resolutions on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, supporting the sovereignty, territorial integrity and internationally recognized borders of Azerbaijan.
Ihsanoglu appraised the level of cooperation between Azerbaijan and OIC, its role in the dialogue of civilizations, as well as measures done by the country in this field.
In 2009 Baku was announced a capital of the Islamic culture for contribution and development of the Islamic world.