Batumi to Host Meeting of Black Sea Countries’ Coastguard Experts

Georgia Materials 28 July 2008 13:58 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, 28 July / Trend corr. N.Kirtskhalia/ On 29-30 July, Batumi will host a meeting of Black Sea countries' coastguard representatives. According to Georgian Coastguard, the meeting will take place within the program on cooperation for struggle against proliferation of active materials and substances and mass destruction weapons in the Black Sea.

Representatives of Georgia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Turkey, Russia and Romania will participate in the meeting. The meeting will take place within the agreement on cooperation signed by heads of Black Sea coastguards in November 2007.

Deputy head of Georgia's coastguard Major-General David Gulua will open the meeting on 29 July.

The countries will share their experience in struggle against illegal proliferation of active materials and the components of mass destruction weapons and will coordinate the struggle issues. 

Guests will visit Batumi port within the program to see the innovations and equipments in the port intended to detect active materials. 

A memorandum will be signed after the meeting on 30 July. 

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