New York, 24 September 2022 (TDI): The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov, participated in the 46th annual Ministerial meeting of the G77 and China Group at the UN.

The topic of the meeting this year is “Eliminating food, fuel, and financial crises and ways to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chaired the 46th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the G77 and China during the ongoing 77th UNGA Session in New York.

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Ministerial Meeting of G77

The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan delivered a speech at the gathering of 134 Foreign Ministers. Jeyhun Bayramov stressed the value of international collaboration and solidarity in eradicating the causes of the food, fuel, and financial crises as well as their effects.

He expressed that the G77 can expand collaborative efforts, solidarity, and cooperation among the states. Moreover, the Foreign Minister emphasized the UN system’s essential role in the struggle against the aforementioned global issues.

Azerbaijan is a relatively new member of the group of 77. The Foreign Minister highlighted that the country seeks to actively participate in the work of this group. In this context, the Foreign Minister stated that Azerbaijan is attempting to establish efficient interaction between the NAM and the G77. The state will do so in its capacity as acting chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

New realities in the area were brought to light during the meeting. The new information was the result of the resolution of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan along with the restoration of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity.

Minister Bayramov stressed that the Zangezur corridor and the restoration of communications together would create a transportation junction. Moreover, the junction will offer the quickest land route between China and Southern Europe.

According to reports, Azerbaijan has helped more than 80 developing nations with international humanitarian. Azerbaijan has also helped with technical, and financial assistance in resolving issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, the country will continue to do so as one of the industry’s dependable partners in South-South cooperation.