A new media platform to contribute to regional peace and security
July 17, 2021 4:46 p.m. (UTC + 04:00)
By Vafa Ismayilova
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Leyla Abdullayeva said the new media platform Eastweststream.com will help ensure regional peace and security and ensure that the dissemination of timely, reliable and impartial information about the region can become the basis for future cooperation, Trend reported on July 17.
Abdullayeva made the remarks during the presentation of the joint media platform by Azerbaijani News Agency Trend and Russian News Agency TASS – Eastweststream.com.
“This project will become a reliable and leading source of information for global coverage of current events not only in the region but also around the world. One of the most important issues in modern international relations is media cooperation, ”she said.
Abdullayeva stressed that this cooperation played a big role during the 44-day Karabakh war last year and that the post-war cooperation is also important, especially for Azerbaijan.
“Azerbaijan’s foreign policy, based on its national interests, aims to ensure peace, security and cooperation in the region and in the world. Azerbaijan, which chairs the Non-Aligned Movement [NAM], which is the second largest political platform after the United Nations General Assembly, is taking effective and very important steps to restore justice and international law, ”the spokesperson added.
Speaking about the measures taken by Azerbaijan to mobilize efforts in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Abdullayeva noted that President Ilham Aliyev presented very important initiatives in this area.
“Today Azerbaijan is the main regional economic force. Large-scale economic and transport projects implemented at the initiative and with the participation of Azerbaijan and uniting seas and continents, make a great contribution to energy security and sustainable development in a large geographical area ” , said the spokesperson.
She underlined the attention paid to the development of the transport network so that Azerbaijan becomes the important transport center of the Eurasian region.
“The roads and transport corridors that cross our country promise the structures involved in this field a high level infrastructure and great opportunities in a short period of time from the point of view of competitiveness. Azerbaijan plays an active role in regional energy development. We support new cooperation formats aimed at improving communications and transport operations, ”added Abdullayeva.
Speaking at the same ceremony, Azerbaijani Media Development Agency Executive Director Ahmad Ismayilov said that the Eastweststream.com media platform will make a significant contribution and take its place in the global media market. ‘information.
Trend news agency deputy director-general Emin Aliyev said an ambitious new player was entering the global political and economic news market.
Today, Trend News Agency, let’s present the Eastweststream.com platform in partnership with one of the world leaders, the main Russian news agency TASS. The Eastweststream.com platform, designed to meet growing demand reliable information and high-quality analysis The content, reflecting the dynamic development and interaction of Eastern and Western countries, will become a reliable source of information on the potential, financial situation and political processes in energy-rich regions, ”Aliyev said at the presentation ceremony.
He underlined the transformation of Azerbaijan into the most influential regional country under President Ilham Aliyev.
“The victory in the 44-day Karabakh war demonstrated to the whole world the unwavering will of the Supreme Commander, the strength of our country, the determination of our victorious people and the courage of the Azerbaijani troops,” he added.
He described the integration of Azerbaijani media into the global media market through the successful state media policy.
“EastWestStream.com is based on a technologically unique digital media platform capable of uniting major media structures in the East and West into one system and ensuring the implementation of plans described, “said the deputy general manager.
He pointed out that the Trend News Agency expects the project to help transform Azerbaijan, located at the crossroads of North and South, East and West, into a kind of information hub, attracting new ambitious partners in the future.
“In short, we believe that the website will gain a large following and become a useful and reliable source of information for the business and political elite on the international stage. At the same time, given the prestige of TASS in the media Russian market, we hope that the website will occupy key positions in the Russian media space in the future, ”noted Aliyev.
He said that the potential of Azerbaijani media to use advanced technologies and integrate these technologies into daily processes will help to effectively protect the country from various cyber threats and hybrid wars.
Speaking at the ceremony, TASS first Deputy Managing Director Mikhail Gusman welcomed the launch of the new media platform.
“Today’s event is the big day of journalism in Azerbaijan. Our countries have a deep historical heritage, and we will always be close to each other,” Gusman said.
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