US State Secretary advisor, Matthew Brise and the State Department representative, Stephen Hisener visit Azerbaijan
US State Secretary advisor, Matthew Brise and the State Department representative, Stephen Hisener will arrive to Azerbaijan in the beginning of April, US embassy press-service head, Jonathan Henik told Trend.
Both representatives of the State Department will arrive to Baku next week, Henik said, adding that the goal- is participation at the international conference on transparency in the oil sector.
The next (4th) meeting of the International Consulting Group of the
Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) will be held in Baku on April 5. International conference EITI: piloting countries experience will be held within the frames of this meeting (on April 6)
Te action will be conducted in cooperation with the EITI commission and Coalition for the Increase of Transparency in the Extractive Industry. Representatives from USA, UK, Russia, Egypt, Nigeria, Peru, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan will take part at the conference. Heads of the US, UK, French, Norwegian and Kazakh diplomatic missions in Azerbaijan will also participate at the conference.