Venezuela will deliver Non-Aligned Movement presidency to Azerbaijan after successful period.
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, in favor of the construction of a multicentric and multi-polar world, has advanced in a certain and sustained way in fulfilling the objectives of international equilibrium, which has allowed it a strategic position in the new world geopolitics of the century XXI.
The successful direction of international policies has allowed the recognition and leadership of the oil country in the main multilateral organizations of the world, including the United Nations (UN).
In September 2016, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela received from Iranian president Hasán Rohaní the pro tempore presidency of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), during the XVII Summit of the block held on the island of Margarita, northeast of the nation South American.
The presidency of the NAM is rotatingly occupied by member states of the different geographical regions that make up the Movement. The host country of a summit, in this case Venezuela, automatically becomes president of the agency for a period of three years.
Made up of 120 member countries that represent interests and priorities of developing nations on several continents, the NAM is an important political consultation forum founded in 1961, whose main objective is the establishment of an alliance of independent states and the establishment of of a neutral current and non-alignment with the international politics of the great powers of the world.
This year, at the end of October, Venezuela will transfer NAM presidency to the Republic of Azerbaijan, during the VXIII Summit of the multilateral organization to be held in the city of Baku.
This Summit of Heads of State and Government will be preceded, in accordance with established practice, by a Ministerial Meeting and a Preparatory Meeting of Senior Officials.