20 September 2022, the 39th Meeting of the GUAM Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs (CMFA) was held in New York, on the sidelines of the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly, attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr J. Bayramov; the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mr I. Darchiashvili; the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Mr N. Popescu; the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mr D. Kuleba; the GUAM Secretary General Mr A. Efendiev.

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs discussed the issue of political interaction within the GUAM format, sectoral and organizational cooperation. During the Meeting, the Parties signed the Protocol on rules for determining the country of origin of goods to the Agreement on Establishment of Free Trade Area between the Participating States and Convention of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM Member States on Mutual Assistance in Consular Matters.