Baku. 14 December. REPORT.AZ / "Azerbaijan has done a lot of work during BSEC chairmanship. Thanks to Azerbaijan's efforts during the BSEC presidency, we were able to solve a number of problems, " Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavuşoğlu speaking to reporters.
According to Report, he noted that Azerbaijan's presidency in BSEC was very successful: "We attach great importance to BSEC. The organization has been functioning for 25 years and needs reforms, in particular, it is necessary to solve the existing issues. Azerbaijan's efforts in this matter have made progress. We also discussed our future topics and activities. We will do our best to improve the work of the organization."
Notably, BSEC was established on Turkey's proposal on June 25, 1992, by signing the Istanbul Declaration. Currently, the organization includes 12 countries: Azerbaijan, Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine. Moreover, 14 countries and 4 organizations have an observer status in BSEC.