‘Frozen Conflicts’ is Urgent Problem for GUAM Countries: Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to London
Great Britain, London /corr. Trend G.Ahmadova / Today one of the urgent problems for GUAM countries is the 'frozen conflicts' which exist in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova, Azerbaijan's Ambassador to London, Fakhraddin Gurbanov, reported to Trend Special Correspondent in London after the event dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the establishment of GUAM.
"The issue that the resolution on 'frozen conflicts' in GUAM countries found its understanding in the UNO is a large diplomatic success," Gurbanov said.
Co-devised by Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova, the project of the resolution prepared for the UN General Assembly seems to be as "Frozen conflicts in GUAM territory and their impacts on the international peace, security and development".
The resolution calls on to promptly resolve this conflicts on the bases of the sovereignty principles and territorial integrity which will significantly strengthen the international peace, security and stability.
The event which took place in Royal Garden Hotel in London was attended by the ambassadors of Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Lithuania, as well as representatives of the British Foreign Ministry and other State bodies of Great Britain, Republic of Czech.
During the event Azerbaijan's Ambassador to London spoke of the activities of GUAM over the past period, successes achieved during period and problems. Gurbanov informed of Azerbaijan's policy to diversify energy transportations, co-operation in this regard with GUAM partners, neighboring countries and international organizations. Gurbanov expressed his concerns on the conflicts with exist in GUAM countries, illegal turnover of drugs resulted from the non-settlement of the conflicts.
Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova, established the GUAM format in 1997 during a summit of presidents of European Union countries in StrasburgIn 2006, at the first summit of the organization in Kiev a decision was made to announce GUAM as an international organization with a new name; Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM.