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Azerbaijan to join NAM

Politics Materials 13 May 2011 18:48
Azerbaijan will become a full member of another international organization - the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).
Azerbaijan to join NAM

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 13 / Trend S. Agayeva /

Azerbaijan will become a full member of another international organization - the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

Azerbaijan will officially join the organization at the upcoming 16th ministerial meeting of the organization, to be held in Bali on May 25-27, the Foreign Ministry official representative Elkhan Polukhov told Trend.

Until now Azerbaijan has had the observer status in the organization.

The NAM is the international organization uniting 118 world countries on the principles of non-participation in military blocs. First of all, NATO and the Warsaw Pact were implied at the time of establishing the organization.

The NAM was officially established by 25 countries at the Belgrade conference in September 1961.

The organization includes the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America, as well as 15 observer countries, which include Azerbaijan, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Costa Rica, Mexico, Paraguay, Serbia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Croatia, Montenegro.

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