Chisinau hosts conference on territorial integrity, human rights (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 17
Moldovan capital of Chisinau hosted an international conference titled 'The territorial integrity and human rights protection' held with the help of the Council of State Support to NGOs (CSSN) under Azerbaijani President, the CSSN press service told Trend Sept. 17.
The conference was attended by about 100 NGO representatives, media, the diplomatic corps, and international experts from Moldova, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Israel, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, the OSCE and the EU.
Former Moldovan President Petru Lucinschi and former Ombudsman Aurelia Grigoriu highlighted in their speeches the priority of the territorial integrity principle.
Ukrainian Ambassador to Moldova Sergey Pirozhkov said in his speech that the separatist movement in Ukraine has no bases, and urged international community to be active in protection of territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Israeli expert in international relations Arie Gut said during his speech that the Armenians need to make a final decision on the current government.
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Moldova Namig Aliyev noted that Armenia, despite the resolutions and decisions of many international organizations led by the UN, has been for over 20 years occupying Azerbaijan's lands.
He said Azerbaijan is successfully developing today, while Armenia mired in corruption and social problems.