The second Humanitarian Forum in Baku plays an exclusive role amid the military conflicts in the modern world, Ukrainian political observer Yury Rakhel told journalists on Thursday, touching upon the issue of Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
He said that humanitarian issues must be in foreground amid the military diplomatic clashes.
"As Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has stressed today, these events can positively affect the settlement of these problems," Rakhel stated.
He added that if political leaders concentrate on resolving the humanitarian issues, less blood will be shed in the world and the number of conflicts and clashes will reduce.
"Unfortunately, this is not so in the modern world. I believe, that the forum, held in Baku, will play an important role in settlement of conflicts and will impact the problem settlement," Rakhel added.
The Baku International Humanitarian Forum is an authoritative science and political global platform set up to search for answers to global challenges which are faced by humanity in 21st Century, the holding of a wide range of dialogues, exchanges of opinions and discussion on the most important issues of humanitarian cooperation.
Famous state figures, Nobel laureates, 15 ex-presidents, heads of various governments, ministers, well-known figures in the fields of education, science and culture are attending the forum.
The first Baku International Humanitarian Forum under the slogan "XXI century: hopes and challenges" took place in October 2011. The forum organisers are Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev and Russian president Vladimir Putin.