The representatives of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Austria will participate in the meeting of the Consultation Council of the Organization for Environmental & Security Initiatives (ENVSEC) that will focus on the ecological situation in the territories of frozen conflicts of South Caucasus. The meeting will take place on 31 October in Vienna, Trend reports quoting the Azerbaijan Embassy in Austria.
This initiative was made by the UNO, OSCE, NATO, U.N. Environmental Program, European Commission and Center for Environment. The meeting will be opened by the
OSCE Co-ordinator for Economical and Ecological Activities, Head of ENVSEC, Bernard Snoy. Thereafter, the representatives for Eastern Europe, Southern-Eastern Europe, Central Asia and South Caucasus will be presented.
The OSCE International Expert Group headed by Bernard Snoy arrived in Nagorno-Karabakh to assess the ecological damages inflicted by the fires started by Armenians in occupied Azerbaijani territories. After a 10-day of monitoring, the mission confirmed that the fires covered a large territory and had inflicted significant damage. The expert group considers that it is necessary to strengthen the efforts to prevent the fires within regional and international co-operation.