NATO highly appreciates implementation Individual Partnership Action Plan by Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 18 / Trend, M. Aliyev /
NATO's mission highly appreciated the implementation of Individual Partnership Action Plan (IPAP) by Azerbaijan, the Romanian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Nikolai Ureki said at the conference on the topic "Partnership perspectives between NATO and Azerbaijan: expectations of Azerbaijani society", held in Baku.
Assessment of the Mission on implementation of the Plan, led by NATO Special Representative for the South Caucasus Robert Simmons, completed its work and highly appreciated its implementation June 17, Ureki.
Now discussions over the third phase of the plan are underway , the diplomat said.
The foundation for cooperation between Azerbaijan and NATO was laid through signing a program-document within the framework of the Partnership for Peace May 4 1994. Azerbaijan was one of the 27 OSCE member countries to join the program.
In April 1996, an official document envisaging concrete directions in the cooperation was signed within the framework of the Partnership for Peace. Now, Azerbaijan is fulfilling about 50 tasks in conformity with the program.
August 3, 2005, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed the Decree on "Approval of the Action Plan on Individual Partnership between the Azerbaijani Republic and NATO".
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