Georgia, Azerbaijan to launch joint commission to preserve historical monuments
Georgia, Tbilisi, June 18 / Trend , N. Kirtskhalia/
Georgian and Azerbaijani culture ministries have agreed to launch a joint commission to preserve monuments, Azerbaijani culture minister Abulfas Garayev told reporters.
He said the commission will include culture workers, scholars, historians and archeologists who will jointly study historical monuments in territories of both countries.
The commission will identify condition of monuments and will solve disputes. The key task is to preserve Azerbaijan's cultural heritage in Georgian territory and Georgian cultural heritage in Azerbaijani territory.
The minister said the commission will begin work today. Bodies of the two countries responsible for preservation of monuments will exchange information as a first step.
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