Azerbaijan, EU to create new joint committee
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 30
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Work is underway to create a new joint committee of Azerbaijan and the EU, the Head of the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan Malena Mard told Trend Oct. 30.
She said the committee will monitor the implementation of agreements on visa facilitation between Azerbaijan and the EU, which came into force on Sept. 1.
"We want to make sure that the agreement is beneficial to both parties," Mard said, adding that she believes this step is important for further progress.
Touching upon the prospects for cooperation between the parties, Mard said the number of twinning programs between Azerbaijan and the EU is growing.
She said the EU member states, together with Azerbaijan, are exploring ways of cooperating in tourism, the pension system, in the matters of environment and others.
Edited by SI