On January 25, 2023, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov had a telephone conversation with the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Brahim Taha.

According to the information given to APA by the Ministry, during the telephone conversation, the current cooperation between Azerbaijan and the OIC, current issues on the organization's agenda and future plans were discussed.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, Azerbaijan and the OIC in various fields, including political, economic, cultural, educational, etc.

He emphasized that there is useful and effective cooperation in these directions.

The discussions held during the Secretary General's visit to our country and the meetings held within the framework of the UN General Assembly were recalled with pleasure.

Referring to the successful organization of joint events held last year, the parties exchanged views on the events to be held in 2023, including preparations for the 49th Summit of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC to be held in Mauritania in March of this year.

The importance of solidarity and joint efforts of OIC member states in the fight against Islamophobia and terrorist tendencies, which threaten international peace and security, as well as intercultural and interreligious dialogue, and poverty was emphasized.

During the telephone conversation, other regional issues were exchanged.