GUAM Countries to Continue Joint Actions to Present Resolution on ‘Frozen Conflicts’ to Discussions in UN General Assembly
Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend S.Agayeva / The GUAM countries will continue their joint actions to present the resolution on 'frozen conflicts' to the discussions of the UN General Assembly. Such a decision was made by the national coordinators of the 'Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM' during the seventh meeting of the GUAM Council of National Coordinators on 20-21 September in Baku, the national coordinator from Azerbaijan and Deputy Foreign Minister, Araz Azimov said, commenting on the results of the Baku meeting.
A project for the resolution regarding lingering conflicts in GUAM, in particular Dniester ( Moldova), Nagorno-Karabakh ( Azerbaijan) and Georgia-Abkhazia was developed and included in the agenda of the UN General Assembly at the end of 2006. The sixty-second session of the UN General Assembly, which will take place at the end of September in New York, is expected to consider the resolution.
In addition, the Council of National Coordinators agreed upon and confirmed the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the GUAM Foreign Ministers which will take place within the sixty-second session of the UN General Assembly.
Moreover, the national coordinators discussed the issue of conducting meetings in the format of GUAM-USA and GUAM-Poland in New York, meeting at the level of national coordinators with the representatives of the US Department of State, European Commission, and the Foreign Ministers of Poland and Japan. "We have good cooperation with the USA and we have prepared new proposals for developing cooperation with regards to policy and economy," the diplomat said.
GUAM also intends to find new partners.