GUAM Member-Countries Confident in Acceptance of Resolution on Frozen Conflicts by UN General Assembly – Secretary General
Azerbaijan, Baku, 15 January / Trend corr. К.Ramazanova / GUAM member-countries, Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova, are confident that the UN General Assembly will accept the resolution on frozen conflicts in the territory of these countries.
"We continue active consultations with General Assembly countries and we treat passing the resolution positively," Valeri Chechelashvili, the Secretary General of the organization, stated in Baku on 15 January. "Certainly, there are countries which do not share our point of view, but I believe that most countries support us," he said.
The goals of the organization are the further institutionalization of the organization, as well as implementation of concrete projects and support of the world community for peaceful settlement of conflicts in GUAM member-countries.
GUAM was established by post-Soviet countries during the summit of State Presidents of European Union in Strasburg in 1997. In 1999, Uzbekistan joined the organization and then left the organization four years later. In 2006, GUAM was announced an international organization under the new name of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM, during the first summit in Kiev.