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MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS AND HIGH TECHNOLOGIES OF THE

REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

THE STATE CIVIL AVIATION AGENCY

11 September

Diplomatic Conference in Beijing

Delegation of the State Civil Aviation Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan headed by Director Mr.Arif Mammadov took part in a Diplomatic conference organized by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) held in Beijing from August 30 till September 10, 2010.

The main purpose of the conference was the conclusion and adoption of two following documents:
- "Protocol to amend the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation";
- "Protocol to amend the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft".

The abovementioned Conventions were ratified by the Republic of Azerbaijan in 1999. At the same time, taking into account the necessity to amend these documents, the State Civil Aviation Administration in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made proposals to the mentioned Protocols.

In the course of the Conference the proposals of Azerbaijani delegation have been included into the package of documents in question. After the consideration, the Conference adopted texts of the "Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts in International Civil Aviation" and the "Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft".

The abovementioned Convention and Protocol are open to signature by the States taken part in the Conference.   

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