Azerbaijani FM meets OIC Secretary General in New York

27 September 2018 17:04 (UTC+04:00)

By  Trend

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov met the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen in New York on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan said in a message on Sept. 27.

Broad exchange of views on the OIC-Azerbaijan relations and further development of cooperation, the OIC Contact Group on the aggression of the Republic of Armenia against the Republic of Azerbaijan and actions to be taken in this framework, as well as the increasing role of the OIC as an important strategic partner of the UN on maintaining global peace and security were held between the sides.

Mammadyarov also met with United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Erlan Abdyldaev and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Honduras Maria Dolores Aguero Lara.

During the meetings the sides exchanged their views on the prospects of cooperation development, the issues of mutual cooperation and support within the international organizations, as well as the agenda of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

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