Iranian Foreign Minister arrives Azerbaijan, Baku

  23 October 2019    Read: 742
  Iranian Foreign Minister arrives Azerbaijan, Baku

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives Azerbaijan, reports citing Iranian embassy to Azerbaijan. 

Foreign minister Zarif is expected to meet Azerbaijani officials and attend a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in Azerbaijan.

XVIII Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement will be held on 25-26 October 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The Summit will be preceded by the Preparatory Senior Officials Meeting on October 21-22 and the Preparatory Ministerial Meeting on October 23-24.

At the NAM Baku Summit the Republic of Azerbaijan will take over the chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement for the upcoming 3 years.

NAM has 120 member-states, 17 observer countries and 10 observer organizations.

Non-Aligned Movement was officially founded in 1961, at the Belgrade Summit, drawing on the principles (also known as Bandung Principles) agreed at the Afro-Asian Conference held in Bandung, Indonesia in 1955.

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