By: The Kabul Times
BAKU: The country’s President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani addressed the 18th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku saying: “The threat of terrorism requires a different type of coordination,” an News Agency reported Friday. “We must act on the basis of the Bandung Principles. The threat of terrorism requires a different type of coordination. Solving another problem, which is environmental changes, requires political will,” the president said as quoted.
Speaking about the situation in Afghanistan, president Ghani noted that the country is fully committed to peace and he does not want its territory to be used for the transit of illegal goods.
“We offer peace even to the Taliban. We ourselves are responsible for our security,” the Afghan president said.
President Ghani also expressed gratitude to the United States for the assistance in the fight against terrorism.
The 18th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement is being held in Baku on Oct. 25-26.
A preparatory meeting of the high-ranking officials of the participating countries was held on Oct. 21-22.
The foreign ministers of the participating countries discussed the preparation for the summit on Oct. 23-24, according to the agency.
Representatives of 158 countries and international organizations participate in the summit, including ministers of foreign affairs, heads of state and government and other senior representatives.
Azerbaijan will chair the organization in 2019-2022.