UN Secretary-General to Visit Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend A.Ismaylova / The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, who is on an official visit to the USA, has presented the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, with an invitation from the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, to visit Azerbaijan.
The UN Secretary-General has accepted the invitation. The Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the UN, Agshin Mehdiyev, informed Trend that the date of the visit is yet to be arranged.
In addition, Mammadyarov and Ban Ki-moon discussed the issue of reformation of the UN. Mammadyarov highlighted the importance of the Secretary General's initiative to restructure the UN Secretariat, in particular the Department of Peacemaking Operations.