Baku. 3 April. REPORT.AZ/ Senior Officials Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has today started in Baku.
Report informs, this meeting is a preparatory for the ministerial conference of the Foreign Ministers of the Non-Aligned Movement on theme "Promoting International Peace and Security for Sustainable Development", which will be held in Baku on April 5-6.
As Deputy Foreign Minister of Venezuela Ruben Dario Molina stated at the meeting of senior officials, the principles and intentions of the Non-Aligned Movement contribute to the stable development of the countries of the organization: "Together we are developing and moving towards peace."
According to Molina, the Non-Aligned Movement opposes the hegemony of parties and any attacks on stability of other countries.
NAM Participating States, representatives of the Observer States and International Organizations, countries and institutions invited in the status of special guests will take part at the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference.
NAM includes 120 states. 17 states and 10 international organizations have an observer status to NAM.
NAM plays an important in maintenance of the international peace and security.
In 2011, the Republic of Azerbaijan joined the movement at the XVI Ministerial Conference held in Bali.
In 2019, the Republic of Azerbaijan will host the XVIII Summit of the NAM and will be chair of NAM between 2019 -2022.
A special web site has been created at www.nambaku.org for the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of NAM to be held in Baku on 5-6 April.
Online accreditation of local and foreign media representatives is conducted through the Registration/For Media section of the web site. Deadline for media accreditation is March 12, 2018.