Kazakhstan proposes to modernize UN Charter
Baku, Azerbaijan March 2
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Today, there is a need to modernize the UN Charter by preserving the basic principles of the international law, Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev said March 2.
He made the remarks during the meeting with heads of the diplomatic missions accredited in the country.
"It is required to increase the role of the UN and the Security Council in resolving conflicts," he said. "Compliance with local laws and international obligations is a cornerstone of the modern world order."
Nazarbayev also proposed to convene a high-level UN International Conference in 2016 to reaffirm the principles of international law and restore confidence, Kazakh president's press service said.
He noted that the geopolitical games, mutual economic sanctions and other archaic elements of the "Cold War" should no longer exist.
"I urge to concentrate the efforts of all states on developing the cooperation at bilateral, regional interregional and global levels in economic, trade and investments spheres," said Nazarbayev.
He proposed to discuss this idea during the ninth Astana Economic Forum to be held in May.
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