Presidency in UN Security Council to allow Azerbaijan to raise issue of executing UNSC resolutions on occupation of Azerbaijani territories, top official says
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 5 / Trend E. Mehdiyev, A. Akhundov /
The presidency in the UN Security Council (UNSC) gives Azerbaijan additional opportunities to raise the issue of executing the UN Security Council resolutions on the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia which have not been implemented yet, Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Social and Political Department Chief Ali Hasanov told media today.
"Azerbaijan's monthly presidency in the Security Council, chaired by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, started yesterday," he said. "The presidency will pass to Azerbaijan again for a month in accordance with the schedule in September 2013. First, electing and presidency in the Security Council is a pleasant fact for Azerbaijan. We perceive this as an expression of the world community's confidence in Azerbaijan."
"Azerbaijan must justify this confidence," he said.
"Azerbaijan must take part in objective resolving the global problems, and objectively relate to the events taking place in the world," he said. "The country must strive for the UN to choose the best way, adhere to the norms of international law. One of the examples of violating these rules is the Nagorno-Karabakh problem. Azerbaijan continues making its efforts to resolve more than 20 years. The presidency in the UN Security Council gives Azerbaijan additional opportunities to raise the issue of executing the UN unfulfilled resolutions concerning the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia and to develop the mechanisms to prevent these incidents in the future."