Zarif to Attend NAM Conference in Baku

Zarif to Attend NAM Conference in BakuZarif to Attend NAM Conference in Baku

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take part in the Non-Aligned Movement’s ministerial meeting in Baku on Thursday and Friday.

Zarif will accompany President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting on Syria in Ankara, Turkey, on April 4, and then will leave for Baku, IRNA reported.

The NAM Mid-Term Intermediate Ministerial Conference will be held in Baku on April 5-6 under the theme of “Promoting International Peace and Security for Sustainable Development”.

NAM participating states, representatives of the observer states and international organizations, as well as countries and institutions invited as special guests will take part in the conference.

NAM, which seeks to play an important role in maintenance of international peace and security, includes 120 states. 17 states and 10 international organizations have an observer status.

In the past few months, Zarif visited Azerbaijan two times.

Azerbaijan will be the chair-state of NAM in 2019, after Venezuela.

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