Kiev to host 25th meeting of GUAM National Coordinators
Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 10 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
On September 13, Kiev will host the 25th meeting of the GUAM Council of National Coordinators. Georgia will be represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Nikoloz Vashakidze at the meeting, Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze said at a briefing on Monday.
"A number of regional issues within GUAM were discussed, but with this training issues that are important to the GUAM meeting, Ministerial Council, scheduled in New York during the UN General Assembly. Aspects of cooperation with partner countries and issues of current projects will be determined," Kalandadze said.
GUAM was established by post-Soviet countries in 1997 during a summit of the European Union in Strasbourg. In 1999, Uzbekistan joined the organization, and after 4 years withdrew. In 2006 at the first summit in Kiev decision was to declare GUAM an international organization with a new name "Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM."