Azerbaijan attaches importance to cooperation with UN, minister says

  17 September 2021    Read: 132
  Azerbaijan attaches importance to cooperation with UN, minister says

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov received the UNDP Resident Representative for the country, Alessandro Fracassetti, upon the completion of his diplomatic mission, the Foreign Ministry told

Bayramov thanked Fracassetti for his successful work as a resident coordinator in Azerbaijan.

The minister noted that Azerbaijan attaches importance to cooperation with the UN and its specialized agencies. He emphasized Azerbaijan's relations with the UN Development Program.

The minister said the work done by Fracassetti in a number of areas with satisfaction, in particular, related to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

There are opportunities for further expansion of this cooperation in the future, he added.

Fracassetti expressed gratitude for the attention shown to him during the period of activity in Azerbaijan and highly appreciated the government's support for the mandate of the UN Security Council.

The UN General Assembly, which has been operating in Azerbaijan since 1992, has successfully implemented programs in a number of areas during this period, including in the field of support for vulnerable groups, vocational training, climate change, "green" economy, rural development, employment of youth representatives, Francassetti said.

The UN Security Council supports mine clearance activities after the end of the conflict, he noted.

Minister Bayramov wished Alessandro Fracassetti success in his future activities, expressing confidence that cooperation with the next UN Resident Coordinator will also be carried out at a high level.

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