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Ms. Sahiba Gafarova, Chairperson of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network, met with Mr. Mustafa Şentop, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye

Jun 30, 2022

On June 30, Ms. Sahiba Gafarova, Speaker of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Chairperson of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network met with Mr. Mustafa Şentop, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye, visiting Azerbaijan to attend the Baku Conference as an honorary guest.


Ms. Sahiba Gafarova greeted the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly and talked about the theme of the Baku Conference - “Boosting the role of national parliaments in promoting global peace and sustainable development”, the topic which is very relevant at a time when the role of parliamentary diplomacy in the modern world is growing day by day.


Ms. Sahiba Gafarova mentioned that the speech by H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, at the Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network was of great importance. H.E. Mr. President expressed valuable opinions about the role of the Non-Aligned Movement in the processes taking place at the global level that are important in terms of determining the directions of the Movement.


Chairperson of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network drew attention to the fact that such measures were necessary in terms of the development of cooperation among the parliaments of countries that are members of the Non-Aligned Movement.


Expressing his gratitude for the sincere words, Mr. Mustafa Şentop, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye, underlined the importance of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network, established in Madrid upon the initiative of H.E. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. He highly valued the speech made at the Baku Conference by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and noted the importance of the issues he touched upon.


Mr. Mustafa Şentop expressed his appreciation for the high-level organization of the Baku Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network and voiced his admiration regarding this initiative by Azerbaijan. He said that the Baku Conference of the Parliamentary Network was very important in terms of meeting and discussing important issues for our parliaments, representing our peoples.


Other issues of interest to the parties were also discussed at the meeting.

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