2016-05-23
Ilham Aliyev attends World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

The World Humanitarian Summit has kicked off in Istanbul, Turkey.

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the Summit.

The Summit started with a joint breakfast of the leaders. The participants then posed for photographs.

Co-organized by the Republic of Turkey and UN, the first ever Summit brings together a total of more than 5,000 delegates including up to 60 UN member states' heads of state and government, officials of the crisis-affected countries, representatives of international organizations, NGOs and the private sector.

The purpose of the summit is to set a forward-looking agenda for humanitarian action to collectively address future humanitarian challenges. The aim is to build a more inclusive and diverse humanitarian system committed to humanitarian principles.

© Azertag

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