GUAM SPEAKERS MULL TRANSFORMATION INTO INTвЂ™L ORG
Speaker of the GUAM, a regional organization among Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova, mulled the transformation of GUAM into the intrenationla in meeting in New York, Trend reports.
Participants in the gathering stated their unified position on the necessity of the process. Murtuz Alasgarov, the chairman of the Milli Majlis [Azerbaijan parliament], noted his support in the issue on closer contacts and attraction of other countries to the
Besides, the speakers touched upon the role of parliaments in the sphere of security, the resolution of conflicts in the territory of GUAM member-countries, the necessity of development of unified approaches and coordination of actions, directed at integration into the European bodies, a well as the development of integration and partnership with the Euro-Atlantic bodies; cooperation with the international organizations. The key attention was attached to principles of the activities of the GUAM Parliamentary Assembly. During the meeting they discussed the necessity of openness of the organization.
A meeting of GUAM parliamentarians will be held under the second world conference of the speakers. The next meeting of the GUAM speakers will be held in 2005.