Azerbaijani & Ukrainian Presidents Discuss Co-operation in Energy Sector
Presidents Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan, and Victor Yuscehnko of Ukraine, held a bilateral meeting in Minsk on 28 November, Trend reports citing RBK-Ukraine.
The meeting focused on co-operation in the energy sector with major focus on the use of the Odessa-Brody-Plotzk oil pipeline for the Caspian oil transportation to the European market, the Ukrainian President's Administration announced.
The two Presidents also deliberated over the development of the Ukrainian-Azerbaijani co-operation within the framework of GUAM, a regional organization consisting of Georgia, Ukrainian, Azerbaijan and Moldova, and the implementation of agreements achieved during Yuschenko's visit to Azerbaijan on 7-8 September 2006. The talks also dealt, in particular with the establishment of the Council of Presidents and Ukraine and Azerbaijan. Ukraine informed the Azerbaijani President of the implementation of plans regarding the Azerbaijani culture days in Ukraine.