Ministerial Summit of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) It was opened on Monday in Belgrade, Serbia, and with it is commemorating the 60th anniversary of this integration mechanism.
The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, received delegations from 114 countries, including 40 foreign ministers.Among them are the two foreign ministers of Russia, Sergei Lavrov, and the foreign minister of Venezuela, Felix Placencia.
Vučić focused his secret opening speech on The importance of openness to pluralism and the promotion of dialogue as a means of promoting peace.
The participating ministers will discuss the future of the Non-Aligned Movement for two days in Belgrade, the capital of SerbiaIt is located in southeastern Europe.
The NAM has a total of 117 self-governing member states and regions. By region, 53 African countries participate; for Latin America 26; For Asia 38 and for Europe Belarus.
The observer countries are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Paraguay, Serbia, Montenegro, Ukraine and Uruguay.
The Non-Aligned Movement was founded in the midst of the bankruptcy of the colonial system and the liberation struggle of the peoples of Africa, Asia, Latin America and other regions of the world.
The group was created at the first Belgrade Summit, which took place from 1 to 6 September 1961. The conference was attended by 28 countries (25 member states and 3 observers), mostly from the new independent states.
(With information from teleSUR)
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