BSEC to Discuss Ways of Introducing EU Policy in Black Sea Region

Politics Materials 17 April 2008 15:20 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 17 April /corr. Trend S.Agayeva / The issue of introducing the European Union (EU) policy in the Black Sea region will be discussed in Kiev on 17 April. The discussions will take place during the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of Black Sea Economic Co-operation (BSEC), a source at Azerbaijan's Embassy in Ukraine said.

The Foreign Ministers of BSEC will discuss the issues of co-operation with regards to transport, energy, fighting against organized crime and other issues. A decision is expected to be made to raise the efficiency of the organization's activity. In addition, the meeting of Foreign Ministers will summarize the results of Ukraine's chairmanship to the BSEC and transfer chairmanship to Albania for the next six months, from May to September. The event will be attended by the heads of the BSEC, International Centre for Black Sea Studies, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, Secretary General of BSEC Business Council and others. Azerbaijan will be represented by a delegation headed by the Deputy Foreign Minister, Mahmud Mammadguliyev.

BSEC brings together Azerbaijan, Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

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