Information of the Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the opening ceremony of the Diplomacy Week jointly organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and ADA University
On July 12, 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and ADA University jointly organized the opening ceremony of the diplomacy week on "44 days of the Patriotic War and Azerbaijan's foreign policy after the war."
At the opening ceremony of the project, the memory of our martyrs who died for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan was commemorated with a minute of silence.
Nigar Eyvazzadeh, the head of the Diplomatic Volunteers under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, presented the project and spoke about the activities to be carried out within the project.
The week of diplomacy with the participation of representatives of volunteer organizations and movements operating in Azerbaijan will take place on July 12-26. During 2 weeks, high-level representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other government agencies, as well as heads of diplomatic missions of Azerbaijan abroad, participants of the Great Patriotic War informed the participants about the foreign policy of the Republic of Azerbaijan during the Patriotic War, as well as the glorious victory of the Glorious Azerbaijani Army led by Muzaffar , Meetings with foreign journalists, well-known public figures covering the war. In addition, the project envisages a number of cultural programs, excursions and trips.
At the opening ceremony of the Diplomacy Week, gratitude was expressed to the country's leadership, Azerbaijani youth, as well as the volunteer movement for the attention and high value.
The event featured a video collage covering some of the events of the 44-day Patriotic War.
Welcoming the guests, ADA University Vice-Rector Fariz Ismayilzadeh expressed his satisfaction with the ADA University's cooperation with the Foreign Ministry as the organizer of the project to inform young people about the 44-day war and foreign policy. He stressed the important role of young people in promoting Azerbaijan in the international arena.
The main guest of the opening ceremony, Aide to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmet Hajiyev, said the event coincided with the Armenian aggression against Azerbaijan on the state border in the direction of Tovuz a year ago. It was noted that the Azerbaijani Armed Forces adequately responded to the military provocations of the enemy and the glorious Victory achieved by the heroic Azerbaijani Army under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev as a result of the 44-day Patriotic War entered the history of Azerbaijan in golden letters. Noting that the conflict is a thing of the past, Hikmet Hajiyev said that the main tasks facing Azerbaijan, In particular, he spoke about the process of reconstruction of the liberated areas, the demining of these areas and thus ensuring the safe and dignified return of IDPs to their homes. It was stressed that Azerbaijan's foreign policy, based on national interests, will continue to be aimed at ensuring peace and security in the region and the world, as well as international law.
At the end of the event, Hikmet Hajiyev answered the questions of the participants