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Eastern Partnership to Promote Closer Energy Cooperation in Europe: E.U. Commissioner

Politics Materials 3 December 2008 17:23 (UTC +04:00)
Eastern Partnership to Promote Closer Energy Cooperation in Europe: E.U. Commissioner

Belgium, Brussels, 3 Dec / Trend corr. A.Ismayilova/ Eastern partnership means investing for European Union, European Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner said in Brussels on 3 Dec. Eastern Partnership is important in terms of energy cooperation and will promote closer cooperation with business community of the new countries, she said.

"That will bring every country closer to EU," she said.

European Commission offered closer cooperation to Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus within Eastern Partnership initiative.

The new agreement envisages creation of free trade area, conclusion of bilateral and multilateral strategic agreements. E.C. wants to help Eastern Partnership countries solve their political and economic problems.


The Commission will expand its funding for these countries.

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