The 38th meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Member States kicked off in Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, on Wednesday morning, a correspondent of Panorama.am reports from the venue.
After the official opening, the participants turned to the meeting agenda. Armenia is expected to hand over the BSEC presidency to Azerbaijan later on Wednesday.
After the meeting, Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Garen Nazarian and BSEC Secretary General Michael Christidesz will issue press statements.
Earlier on Tuesday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Tigran Balayan told Panorama.am that Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev would represent Azerbaijan at the meeting, while Turkey would be represented by the head of its Foreign Ministry’s Multilateral Cooperation Department.
The BSEC member states are Armenia, Albania, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.