Federation of Peruvian Journalists speaks with Azerbaijani MFA spokesperson [PHOTO]
October 8, 2021 1:15 p.m. (UTC + 04:00)
The official portal of the Federation of Peruvian Journalists published an article by the vice-president of the organization, the famous journalist Ricardo Sanchez Serra, who visited the Azerbaijani territories liberated from Armenian occupation. [in the 2020 second Karabakh war]Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Leyla Abdullayeva told Trend the Azerbaijani Embassy in Mexico.
In the interview, Abdullayeva said that Azerbaijan attaches great importance to cooperation with Latin American countries both on a bilateral basis and within the framework of international organizations.
According to her, Azerbaijan’s diplomatic missions are operating in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Cuba, Colombia and other Latin American countries, and Azerbaijan has also been granted observer status with the Organization of the Pacific Alliance.
“President of the Non-Aligned Movement, Azerbaijan seeks to promote the principles of Bandung, strengthen the reputation of the organization and expand cooperation with other international organizations,” the article noted, citing the spokesperson. word. “Azerbaijan, as the president of the organization, convened an extraordinary session of the United Nations General Assembly devoted to the fight against the pandemic. [of COVID-19]. Due to the country’s great contribution to the activities of the Non-Aligned Movement, Azerbaijan’s presidency within the organization was unanimously renewed by the member states for another year.
The article also highlighted the country’s work under the November 10, 2020 trilateral declaration on Karabakh. [between Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian leaders to end the second Karabakh war], which envisages the withdrawal of Armenian troops from the region, the return of internally displaced persons, the opening of lines of communication and restoration works, and the need for support of these objectives by the Minsk Group of the OSCE.
After more than a month of military action to liberate its territories from Armenian occupation from late September to early November 2020, Azerbaijan urged Armenia to sign the surrender document. A joint statement on the matter was made by the President of Azerbaijan, the Prime Minister of Armenia and the President of Russia.
A complete ceasefire and a cessation of all hostilities in the Karabakh conflict zone was established on November 10, 2020.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, the Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations.
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