Elmar Mammadyarov makes speech at 37th session of OIC foreign ministers

Elmar Mammadyarov makes speech at 37th session of OIC foreign ministers
# 18 May 2010 16:44 (UTC +04:00)
Elmar Mammadyarov expressed his gratitude to the Tajik people, government of Tajikistan and President Emomalii Rahmon for arranging the significant event and hospitality.

Minister said Azerbaijan’s relations and cooperation with OIC member states strengthened after the 36th session of OIC foreign ministers and added that our country attaches great importance to the OIC Ten-Year Program of Action.

It was noted that Azerbaijan had recently hosted the 1st OIC Conference of the Heads of Law-Enforcement Agencies, 6th meeting of OIC Culture Ministers, conference “Dialogue among Civilizations” organized together with OIC General Secretariat devoted to the 40th anniversary of OIC, on April 26-27 250 representatives from 35 countries met at the summit of the world religious leaders in Baku.

It was noted that the regional office of the OIC Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation had been solemnly opened in Baku and added that the forum would contribute to strengthening moral values of the young generation, improving the dialogue among cultures and civilizations.

It was also said that in June Azerbaijan would host the meeting “Road Map for Enhancing Intra-OIC Trade” and the 35th meeting of the chamber of Islamic Development Bank.

Speaking about Armenia’s aggression against Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov expressed Azerbaijan’s deep gratitude to the Islamic community and OIC Secretary General for strong support in eliminating the consequences of the aggression.

Elmar Mammadyarov joined the congratulations on the agreement reached by Turkey, Iran and Brazil on uranium enrichment.

Making a keynote speech OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said he supported Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity and urged on the implementation of the resolutions of the UN Security Council.