FM: Azerbaijan supports increasing role of UN General Assembly

FM: Azerbaijan supports increasing role of UN General Assembly
# 05 April 2018 08:52 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan recognizes the leading role of the United Nations in ensuring peace and security, said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.

He made the remarks addressing the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), “Promoting international peace and security for sustainable development” in Baku April 5, APA reports.

Azerbaijan supports the idea of carrying out the reforms in the UN Security Council and increasing the role of the UN General Assembly, Mammadyarov stressed.

"With this in mind, since NAM represents almost two-thirds of the UN membership, the proposals on the reform of the UN came out from this group can certainly not be ignored and must be heard and respected,” he added.

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