Batumi Summit of GUAM to be Held under Motto of ‘GUAM Unites East of Europe’
Georgia, Batumi, 30 June / corr. Trend N. Kirtskhalia/ The third summit of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM ( Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova) will be held on 1 July on Batumi under the political motto of GUAM Unites East of Europe.
According to the Foreign Ministry of Georgia, the documents to be considered and signed in the summit on 1 July will be coordinated in Batumi in the meetings of the experts and Council of the National Coordinators of GUAM on 25 to 29 June. The joint meeting of the relevant administrations (economic, humanitarian and law enforcement) will be held in Batumi on 30 June.
The meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers and enlarged plenary meetings will be held on 1 July in Inturist hotel. The chairmanship of the organization will be handed from Azerbaijan to Georgia in Batumi.
According to the early report, the high-rank officials from 25 countries and international organizations all over the world are expected to attend the summit.
The meetings in the format of GUAM+ are expected to be held with the representative of the US State Department and foreign minister of Czechia and with Japan within the framework of the summit. The meetings will be held on the level of Council of Foreign Ministers of GUAM and the meeting with the Polish President Lech Kaczynski - on the level of Council of Head of States.
GUAM heads of state, heads of the invited delegations and GUAM Secretary General Valeriy Chechelashvili will take part in the plenary meeting.
Batumi Declaration, the Communique of the summit, GUAM Declaration on Using Transport and Transit Potential and program of Georgia's chairmanship in GUAM are expected to be signed during the summit.