France, Strasbourg, November 28 / corr Trend A.Maharramli / "East Partnership" program aims to strengthen the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP). The program proposed by Sweden and Poland has been supported by the EU. Carl Bildt, Swedish foreign minister, stated at the briefing at the CE in Strasbourg on November 27.
There are different reasons for promoting the so-called program. "The matter is difference between the South and East Europe countries. Some East European countries have prospects to become an EU member. Promoting the ENP we also make an accent on the diversity," he said.
Bildt sounded his confidence that the "East Partnership" will be more precise way for these countries' integration to the EU. "This program also covers economic, political, commercial and the other fields of cooperation," the diplomat said.
"East Partnership", to be created as a multinational forum, will unite 27 EU countries, including Ukraine, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia. They will be involved in negotiations about the abolition of the visa system, creation of free trade zone and signing of some strategic