(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 23. Azerbaijani
Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov took part in an informal meeting
of foreign ministers of the Conference on Interaction and
Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) within the High-Level
Week of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, the ministry's
press service told Trend .
According to the press service, speaking at the meeting chaired
by Kazakhstan Bayramov noted the growing need for regional
interaction and cooperation, given the growing challenges to global
security, stability and economic development.
In this context, he stated that CICA is an important platform
for encouraging dialogue and cooperation, building confidence, and
thereby ensuring security and prosperity in the region.
During his speech, the minister drew attention to the need to
comply with the norms and principles of international law,
especially sovereignty, territorial integrity, and inviolability of
borders, in order to ensure regional and international security, as
well as stability.
Noting the importance of the CICA process for the implementation
of confidence-building measures he emphasized that Azerbaijan
actively promotes cooperation in the field of transport and
contacts between the CICA member states within the framework of
confidence-building measures for safe and efficient transport
corridor systems, implementing coordination in CICA, and encourages
East-West and North-South transport and transit corridors.
In this context, in accordance with the provisions of the
trilateral statement [signed between Azerbaijani, Armenian and
Russian leaders] after the 2020 Second Karabakh War, Bayramov
stressed that the opening of the Zangazur corridor in a short time
is important in terms of promoting peace and stability in the
region, as well as the development of local, inter- and
During the meeting, issues of preparation for the CICA summit,
which will be held in Astana, were also discussed.
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