EU and Azerbaijan high level experts to meet in Baku

Politics Materials 10 March 2006 17:00 (UTC +04:00)

The next round of talks between EU and Azerbaijan on the Action Plan in the frames of European Policy of Neighborhood (EPN) will take place approximately in May, Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Trend.

Final version of the Action Plan, designed preliminarily for five-year period, is intended to be under discussion at the meeting. Bilateral cooperation in politics, security, economy, trade, culture, social and legal areas are included in the Action Plan. The project was initially discussed in Baku in December, whereas the second round of talks took place on March 7 in Brussels.

The plan is due to be ratified by 25 EU member states after being approved at the expert level. The document will be adopted at the forthcoming meeting of the EU-Azerbaijan Council of Cooperation in September.