New permanent representative of Azerbaijan presents credentials to Director General of UN Office at Geneva

Baku, March 5, AZERTAC

New permanent representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations at Geneva, Ambassador Vagif Sadigov has presented his credentials to Michael Moller, Acting Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Ambassador Sadigov conveyed Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's greetings to Michael Moller, expressing his country's interest in further strengthening cooperation with the United Nations in many areas.

Sadigov noted that Azerbaijan would continue to actively support the UN's efforts in a number of important fields, including promotion of tolerance, multiculturalism and dialogue between cultures and religions.

The Ambassador highlighted the 7th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations to be held in Baku on April 26-27, saying UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is expected to attend the event.

He drew Moller` attention to the fact that Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan still continued. The Ambassador emphasized that the UN recognized Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and sovereignty. He expressed his confidence that the organization would further support “the fair” stance of Azerbaijan in line with resolutions of the UN Security Council and UN General Assembly.

Moller said the UN Geneva Office would contribute to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals program, expressing their readiness to cooperate with the UN member states.

He stressed the importance of mobilizing efforts of all countries to ensure international security.

Moller asked the Ambassador to extend his greetings to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, and expressed his willingness to cooperate with Azerbaijan.

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