Bhutan at the 17th NAM sum­mit in Venezuela

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Ad­dress­ing the 17th Sum­mit of the Non Aligned Move­ment, H.E. Ly­onpo Dam­cho Dorji, Min­is­ter for For­eign Af­fairs, said that the Move­ment’s found­ing prin­ci­ples of self de­ter­mi­na­tion, re­spect for sovereignty and ter­ri­to­rial in­tegrity, non-ag­gres­sion, non-in­ter­fer­ence in in­ter­nal af­fairs, and equal­ity and se­cu­rity of all States con­tinue to res­onate strongly in in­ter­na­tional re­la­tions as we strive to re­al­ize our shared as­pi­ra­tions for a more just and peace­ful world. He un­der­scored that the Move­ment’s strength lies in unity, sol­i­dar­ity, and faith in the core prin­ci­ples and in mul­ti­lat­er­al­ism. Ly­onpo con­grat­u­lated the Pres­i­dent of the Bo­li­var­ian Repub­lic of Venezuela, H.E. Mr. Ni­co­las Maduro, on his as­sump­tion of the Chair­man­ship of the NAM.

Ly­onpo Dam­cho Dorji is lead­ing Bhutan’s del­e­ga­tion to the 17th Sum­mit of the Non Aligned Move­ment, con­vened on Mar­garita Is­land, Venezuela, from 17-18 Septem­ber 2016 in Mar­garita Is­land, Venezuela, un­der the theme “Peace, Sover- eignty and Sol­i­dar­ity for De­vel­op­ment. Bhutan has been a mem­ber of NAM since 1973.

From Venezuela, Hon’ble For­eign Min­is­ter will pro­ceed to New York where he will lead the RGoB to the 71st Ses­sion of the United Na­tions Gen­eral Assem­bly.

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