Elmar Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan supports the peaceful resolution of Jammu and Kashmir issue

Elmar Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan supports the peaceful resolution of Jammu and Kashmir issue
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"Azerbaijan, as a responsible member of the international community, supports the peaceful resolution of Jammu and Kashmir issue in accordance with the norms and principles of international law and the relevant UNSC resolutions, as well as with full respect to the international humanitarian law," said Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the virtual meeting of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir, the MFA told APA.

Mr. Mammadyarov said that there is an obvious need to continue efforts that will finally lead to the sustainable solution of the issue: "Peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues related to the Jammu and Kashmir issue, is of particular importance also in terms of ensuring peace and security in the wider South Asian region.

As a member of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir, Azerbaijan considers this format to be an important and useful mechanism to review the state of implementation by OIC Member States of their obligations deriving from respective OIC decisions.

Azerbaijan will continue its active engagement in the work of the Contact Group with a firm conviction that peace and security will soon be established in the region."

Faiq Mahmudov

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