GUAM to expand cooperation with Japan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 18 / Trend , N.Abdullayeva/
GUAM (Georgia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Moldova) will expand cooperation with Japan in energy, trade and transport fields.
National coordinators of Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Georgia and GUAM Secretary General Valeriy Chechelashvili attended the fourth GUAM+Japan meeting on Feb. 19, Advisor of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Japan Gursel Ismayilzade told Trend in a telephone conversation from Tokyo on Feb. 19.. The meeting focused on relations between Japan and the GUAM countries.
The GUAM national coordinators met with Japanese Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone as part of the GUAM+Japan format.
GUAM was established during a summit of European Union countries presidents in Strasburg in 1997, but was almost inactive until 2005. The key tasks of the recent three years' summits were to solve regional conflicts and coordinate efforts to ensure energy security.
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