A protocol on the procedure for determining the country – producer of goods to the agreement on a free trade zone has been signed by the foreign ministers of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Ukraine within the framework of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM) meeting in New York.
The 39th meeting of the Council of Ministers was held by the foreign ministers of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM) during the high-level week of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. The signing of a protocol on the procedure for determining the country – producer of goods to the agreement on the creation of a free trade zone was reported.
A convention on mutual assistance in consular matters was signed by the countries. According to the Georgian Foreign Ministry, the importance of coordinated actions at the international platform was recognized by the foreign ministers of all the four states.
The establishment of GUAM organization took place in 1997. Uzbekistan was also its member from 1999 to 2005. Strengthening democracy, ensuring stable development and strengthening international and regional security are proclaimed as the main tasks of the organization. The countries signed an agreement on the creation of a free trade zone between in 2002.