GUAM, OSCE to cooperate in concrete programs
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 17 / Trend , J.Babayeva/
"Organization for Democracy and Economic Development - GUAM and the OSCE will intensify cooperation in combating the organized crime and border cooperation. The agreement was reached in Kiev at a meeting between the OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin de Brichambaut and GUAM Secretary General Valeri Chechelashvili, GUAM Secretariat told Trend .
The parties agreed to intensify contacts between experts of the two secretariats.
The GUAM was established for regional cooperation in 1997 during a summit of presidents of European Union countries. The organization was inactive till 2005. Major issues of summits within the last three years were settlement of regional conflicts and coordination of efforts to ensure energy security.