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UN Secretary General to visit Azerbaijan

Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as part of his visit to the United States.

The parties discussed the relations between Azerbaijan and the United States, and the prospects of cooperation with the UN system organizations, including the UN Alliance of Civilizations, the UN World Tourism Organization and the UN Development Programme, the ministry told APA.

 

Informing the UN Secretary General about Azerbaijan’s initiatives that contributes to global peace and dialogue, the minister invited him to the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue to be held in Baku on May 18-19.

 

Within the meeting, it was noted that Azerbaijan is the leading country of all important implemented projects, thanks to the successful policy of the president.

 

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that Azerbaijan, as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2012-2013, contributed to peace and cooperation in the world, especially the President Ilham Aliyev's chairing the UN Security Council meeting made a pleasant impression on him.

 

Ban-Ki-Moon said that he will attend the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum to be held in Baku in 2016. 

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