The head of state noted that Azerbaijan, which was elected chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in 2019 with decision of 120 member countries, organized summit on COVID-19 in an online format on May 4.
"We highly appreciate participation of the European Union and the African Union in this event. I would like to thank the High Representative Mr. Josep Borrell for his video address. We hope that this will be the beginning of active cooperation between the EU and NAM.
We also proposed holding a special meeting of the UN General Assembly at the level of heads of state and government on COVID-19 in format of video conference. Azerbaijan has allocated $ 10 million of financial assistance to the World Health Organization voluntarily to fight the pandemic. So far, our country has provided humanitarian assistance to 29 countries and plans to continue this work," President Ilham Aliyev underline.
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