(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 9. Azerbaijan plays a
paramount role in the Non-Aligned Movement including 120 member
states, President of the Republic of Latvia Egils Levits said,
speaking at the X Global Baku Forum, trend reports.
Speaking of Azerbaijan's pivotal role recognized in the
international arena, Levits said that Azerbaijan in fact inspired
many from a political point of view, that is, from the point of
view of maintaining peace, solving global issues, and the country
also holds global discussions.
The Latvian president that cooperation with Azerbaijan,
including in the context of its collaboration with the UN, is also
important for Latvia.
'Because respect for international law and territorial integrity
is a crucial issue. This is an important part of Azerbaijan's
overall policy and Latvia's foreign policy as well,' he noted.
Organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, under the
patronage of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the X Global
Baku Forum has kicked off today. The forum's topic this year is
'The World of Today: Challenges and Hopes'.
The X Forum, which will last until March 11, is
attended by high-ranking guests from dozens of countries, among
them current and former heads of state and governments, prominent
public and political figures, leading foreign experts, the
leadership of the World Health Organization, the League of Arab
States, and other major international organizations.
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