Principles to ensure concerted and adequate response to the challenges of the contemporary world’ is fitting indeed.
He called on the importance to defend and champion the 10 principles of the 1955 Bandung Conference in light of the “dangerous world we currently live in”.
He said: “But, we must do this together. Only then can we continue to revive NAM towards meeting its objectives. Only then can we put a stop to the injustices we see today. Only then can we see a stable, peaceful and harmonious world.”
The two-day NAM Summit was earlier opened by Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev.
Azerbaijan assumed the chairmanship of NAM from Venenzuela for the period 2019-2022.
Some 20 heads of state and governments are participating in the 18th forum which will see leaders discussing responses to contemporary world challenges at a time when the relevance of NAM in a post-Cold War era is under question