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Non-Aligned Movement chaired by Azerbaijan adopts communiqué on COVID vaccination

On March 5, under Azerbaijan’s chairmanship, the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Coordination Bureau unanimously adopted a communiqué on ensuring timely, equal, and universal access to the COVID-19 vaccine in all countries.

The Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan told Report that the communiqué is dedicated to ensuring equal and fair access of countries to coronavirus vaccines.

The NAM members named COVID-19 one of the most critical issues on the international agenda and noted the inequality between developed and developing countries in this regard.

Creation of the NAM Contact Group in response to the pandemic, establishing a database on the medical and humanitarian needs of the member countries based on the decision of the UN summit and the General Assembly, and a special session on the fight against COVID-19 were noted as the valuable contribution of the Non-Aligned Movement to strengthening multilateralism in response to global threats.

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