On September 19, Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as part of his participation in the high-level week of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly.
According to information provided to APA by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during the meeting, the parties exchanged views on cooperation between Azerbaijan and the UN, future directions of action and the latest situation in the region.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said that during the 30 years of our membership in the UN, which we have celebrated this year, the relations have developed on an upward line, and our country has taken large-scale initiatives in a number of directions within the framework of the UN, especially in the field of supporting peace and security.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov noted with satisfaction that the visits of the Chairman of the UN General Assembly and other high-level leadership to our country in recent years contributed to the further development of cooperation relations.
Our country's chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement and its initiatives in this context were mentioned.
Later, the minister gave detailed information about the large-scale provocations of Armenia and the initiatives of our country in the field of peace building.
Restoration and reconstruction works in the territories freed from occupation,
Secretary General Antonio Guterres noted that Azerbaijan has exemplary cooperative relations with the UN, and that it is important to deepen cooperation in all directions.
Antonio Guterres expressed his appreciation for the globally important initiatives put forward by Azerbaijan as the chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement.
He stressed the importance of reducing the tension between Armenia and Azerbaijan and the normalization process.
At the meeting, the parties also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest that are on the agenda of the UN.