13 March 2022 10:17 (UTC+04:00)
On March 12, 2022, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Ceyhun Bayramov met with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) High Representative Miguel Angel Moratinos as part of the Diplomatic Forum in Antalya, Flow news referring to the ministry’s press service.
During the meeting, Miguel Angel Moratinos noted that he appreciated the importance given to inter-religious and inter-civilizational dialogue in Azerbaijan and the efforts made in this direction, and that the steps taken by Azerbaijan in this regard were also appropriate. significant and indicative. Miguel Angel Moratinos, recalling his visits to Azerbaijan at different times, said that he visited the liberated lands during his last visit to Azerbaijan and witnessed the destruction there. Noting that steps have been taken to strengthen cooperation with Azerbaijan in the next stage, within the framework of the Cultural Peace initiative through the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan, Moratinos said that a memorandum of understanding will be signed soon and a special event will be held in Azerbaijan. New York.
Minister Ceyhun Bayramov noted that people of different nationalities and sects have traditionally lived in peace in Azerbaijan. Giving detailed information about the multicultural traditions in Azerbaijan, the minister noted that multiculturalism is a state policy in Azerbaijan. At the same time, Ceyhun Bayramov stated that Azerbaijan is determined to take measures for the reintegration of people with natural rights and all freedoms of Armenian origin with Azerbaijani citizens living in the conflict-affected territories of Azerbaijan. political, social and economic domain.
Referring to the steps taken for the protection and restoration of the cultural heritage in the liberated lands in the post-war period, Minister Ceyhun Bayramov drew attention to the cooperation with international experts and organizations in the field of protection, restoration of all cultural heritage in the liberated lands and international experts and organizations. He also noted that religion or ethnicity shows how transparent and open Azerbaijan has been in this process.
Other issues of mutual interest were also discussed at the meeting.
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