On September 23, 2023, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres within the framework of the high-level week of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, APA reports citing the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.
During the meeting, the current cooperation agenda between Azerbaijan and the UN, as well as the current situation in the region, were discussed.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov noted that since our country became a member of the UN, it has engaged in fruitful cooperation with the organization, including its specialized agencies, emphasizing the significance of the UN's activities in our country.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, providing information on the current situation in the region and the normalization and peace agenda between Azerbaijan and Armenia, also informed about the recent local anti-terrorism measures undertaken by our country, which resulted in ending the presence of Armenian armed forces detained by Armenia in the post-war period, in violation of four UN Security Council resolutions during the occupation period in our territories.
It was emphasized with confidence that these measures will be a contribution to the peace process, including the removal of remnants of the 30-year occupation, as well as the withdrawal of illegal armed forces that have persistently disrupted peace and stability in the region. This includes the reintegration of local Armenian residents in the Karabakh region.
In this regard, it was reported that in recent days, a meeting took place between the representative of the Azerbaijani Government and the representative of Armenian residents in the city of Yevlakh. It was also mentioned that steps have been taken on our side in line with the results of this meeting, including the provision of humanitarian aid to meet the needs of the residents.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov provided information to the UN Secretary-General about the ongoing process of disarmament of Armenian armed forces. He also presented images of captured military equipment and weapons over the past three days.
During the meeting, there was also an exchange of views on other mutually interesting issues.
Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov has met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, according to a tweet from the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry, APA reports.
"In the margins of UNGA78, a meeting between Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was held. Azerbaijan-UN cooperation, and the situation after the counter-terrorism measures of Azerbaijan were discussed.
The minister has presented to the Secretary-General photos of confiscated armaments belonging to Armenia," the Ministry wrote.