Opening Ceremony of XVIII Baku Summit of heads of members states and governments of the Non-Aligned Movement is held, ONA reports.
The Opening Ceremony is attended by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Heads of more than 60 states and governments, representatives of international organizations, and representatives of countries and organizations, invited as a special guest take part in the XVIII Summit, held on “Upholding the Bandung principles to ensure a coherent and adequate response to the challenges of the modern world”.
The XVIII Summit of heads of member states and governments of the Non-Aligned Movement is held in Baku, ONA reports.
The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomes guests, attending to the XVIII Baku Summit.
XVIII Baku Summit is attended by heads of states and governments of more than 60 countries, representatives of international organizations and representatives of countries and organizations invited as a special guest.
I Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement held in Baku has a great symbolic meaning. Thus, Europe again hosts the meeting of heads of states and governments, participating in the Non-Aligned Movement, 30 years after Belgrade Summit, held in 1989. So Azerbaijan demonstrates loyalty to the spirit and principles of the Non-Alignment Movement to the world once again.
The Azerbaijan Republic thoroughly contributes to the promotion of the purpose and intentions of the Non-Alignment Movement, as well as strengthening international peace, security, and cooperation by chairing the event in 2019-2022.
The adoption of 4 final documents is expected in the XVIII Baku Summit of the heads of member states and governments of Non-Aligned Movement. Articles related to Nagorno Garabagh and priorities of the foreign policy of Azerbaijan have been included in the documents, which are expected to be adopted.
Azerbaijan has been full-fledged member of the Non-Aligned Movement since 2011. Note that 120 states take part in the Non-Aligned Movement. 17 states and 10 international organizations hold a status of observer at the Non-Aligned Movement.
XVIII Baku Summit of the heads of member states and governments of the Non-Aligned Movement will end tomorrow.