Azerbaijani, Turkish and Georgian FMs to adopt interdepartmental cooperation plan
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 25 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
The foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia will adopt an interdepartmental cooperation plan for 2013-2015 at the next trilateral meeting in Batumi.
The meeting will be held on March 28, Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister David Jalagania said at a briefing on Monday.
The plan was developed by the relevant departments and envisages implementation of specific projects and initiatives. It covers areas such as the economy, energy, environmental protection, culture, education, sports and youth, Jalagania said.
He said the foundation of the ministerial plan was laid on June 8, 2012 in the Turkish city of Trabzon as part of the Trabzon Declaration signed by the foreign ministers of the three countries. The Declaration reflects the most important areas of mutual cooperation between Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey such as the economy, energy, infrastructure, transport, culture and humanitarian.
Following the meeting the foreign ministers of the three countries will sign the final protocol.
The next regular trilateral ministerial is likely to be held in Azerbaijan in the second half of 2013.