MOSCOW, June 30 (KUNA) -- Parliamentary Network of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Conference kicked off on Thursday in Baku, Azerbaijan, with the participation of National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev attended the conference through a video call and said that Baku called for the establishment of an office to support the Non-Aligned Movement at the UN, noting that this call was okayed by all members of the movement.
During his speech, the president said that his country has waited for the international community to take action for 30 years to put an end to the Armenian occupation of Azerbaijani lands.
"Azerbaijan has ended the Armenian occupation and retained justice," said Aliyev.
Aliyev praised the role of the movement in supporting Azerbaijan's efforts in combating the defamation of Azerbaijan's reputation at international forums.
Furthermore, the Azerbaijani President pointed out that his country has provided aid for more than 80 countries during the Coronavirus crisis.
Focussing on the role of national parliaments in promoting global peace and sustainable development, the conference brings together parliamentary delegations from more than 40 countries, and representatives of nine international parliamentary organizations. (end)