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Azerbaijan guarantees health rights of all citizens including ethnic Armenians - minister

27 May 2022 11:39 (UTC+04:00)
Azerbaijan guarantees health rights of all citizens including  ethnic Armenians - minister

Azerbaijani Health Minister Teymur Musayev has said that the government is ready to ensure the right of all ethnic groups living in the country to health, including Azerbaijani citizens of Armenian origin, Azernews reports per the agency.

The remarks were made during the general debates within the 75th session of the World Health Assembly.

Taking this into account, the minister emphasized the inadmissibility of the Armenian delegation, using the opportunities of the international healthcare platform, to make unfounded and provocative accusations at the current assembly, and in return called for contributing to the peace process launched between the two nations.

Musayev congratulated Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his re-election as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) at the start of his speech. He also reiterated Azerbaijan's firm support for the activities of WHO.

During the debates, the minister also noted the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of international cooperation in building strong and sustainable healthcare systems.

Besides, Musayev informed about the important processes carried out in Azerbaijan in the healthcare sector.

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