Baku Declaration adopted following ECO summit
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.16 / Trend, S.Aliyev /
The Baku Declaration has been adopted following the summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) held in Baku.
As President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said following the summit, the next ECO summit will be held in Pakistan.
The summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization has today started at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku.
The summit is attended by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as high-ranking representatives of the OIC member states.
The Economic Cooperation Organization is a regional intergovernmental economic body established in 1985 by the countries of Central Asia and the Middle East and is the successor of the Regional Cooperation for Development which acted on the basis of the Charter - the Izmir Treaty, signed by three founding countries - Iran, Pakistan and Turkey on March 12, 1977.