Baku-APA Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov spoke at the annual meeting of the ministerial meeting of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.
During his speech, Elmar Mammadyarov has proposed to hold the 7th Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations of the United Nations in 2016 in Baku.
Addressing the meeting, the representatives of Bahrain, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Qatar and other countries supported the initiative of Baku and expressed confidence that Azerbaijan will host the forum successfully. Noting the rich tradition of multiculturalism and tolerance in Azerbaijan, they stressed the importance to hold this forum in Baku.
As a result, the proposal put forward by Azerbaijan, was accepted at the meeting.