A nation is known, recognized and distinguished among the world nations by certain characteristic features. The highest and the greatest of these features is culture.

HEYDAR ALIYEV
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Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture meets with Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter Terrorism Office

During his visit to New-York, the Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter Terrorism Office.

The sides highlighted the importance of cultures and interfaith dialogue in the fight against extremism, racism, xenophobia that leading to terrorism, as well as the significance of the "Baku process", a positive experience of Azerbaijan that contributed to the activities of UN.

The sides agreed to organize joint panel within the framework of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue to be held in Baku in 2019 dedicated to the theme “elimination of the causes of terrorism”.

The minister said that discussions will be held with other international partners and this topic will be taken into account in the forum's program.

 

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