Azerbaijan, UN mull development of relations
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 25 / Trend /
A delegation of several countries' permanent representatives in the UN met with the members of the Azerbaijani parliamentary committee for international and inter-parliamentary relations, the Parliament reported on Thursday.
The delegation includes diplomats of Cambodia, Benin, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Jamaica, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and other countries.
At the meeting, Committee Chairman Samad Seyidov expressed confidence in expanding ties and strengthening the position of Azerbaijan in the UN. Seyidov noted that such visits of the Permanent Representatives of UN member states play an important role in the development of bilateral ties.
Committee members Sevinj Fataliyeva, Asim Mollazade, Ganira Pashayeva and Jeyhun Osmanli informed the guests about the occupation of 20 percent of the Azerbaijani lands by Armenia, the fact that over a million people become refugees and IDPs as a result of the Armenian aggression and that the four resolutions adopted by the UN Security Council have not yet been implemented by Armenia.
Permanent Representative of Benin to the UN Jean-Francis Regis Zinsou said such visits play an important role in the development of bilateral relations and further work in the name of humanity.
Representative of Saint Vincent and Grenada Camillo Gonsalves said the agreement reached on a common position in foreign policy of the Caribbean countries and noted that these 14 countries will defend the position of Azerbaijan in the UN.