Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend S.Agayeva / The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Elmar Mammadyarov, will attend a high-level international conference entitled The Baltic States and the EU Neighbourhood Policy which is to take place in Riga on 23 November. The conference is being organized by the Latvian Foreign Ministry and the Baltic Assembly in collaboration with the European Commission representation in Latvia
Its purpose is to emphasise the role of the Baltic states in the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), and to implement an exchange of experience with countries of the Mediterranean region in the implementation of the said policy.
Taking part in the conference will be more than 200 prominent politicians and experts from approximately 30 countries around the world. Already confirmed as participating in the conference are the Speakers of all three Baltic state parliaments and the Estonian Foreign Minister. Among guests at the conference will be the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov. Armenia, Georgia, Belarus and Moldova will be represented at the level of Deputy Foreign Ministers
Also attending the conference will be the Vice-President of the European Parliament Diana Wallis, the EU Special Envoy for the South Caucasus, Peter Semneby, and the Director of the European Neighbourhood Policy Coordination, European Commission, Rutger Wissels.