On February 25, 2016, the Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM, Mr. Altai Efendiev, was received by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia in Ukraine, Mr. Juris Poikans.

During the meeting, the Parties exchanged views on the situation in the GUAM countries, and the possibilities and prospects for cooperation within the GUAM framework in light of new developments and initiatives in the GUAM region and around it. The SG informed the Ambassador about plans and the main directions for cooperation during the Chairmanship of the Republic of Azerbaijan in GUAM, as well as possibilities for international cooperation in the GUAM + format. He also informed him about the intention to intensify and improve cooperation in implementing various projects and programmes.

The Parties expressed interest in maintaining contact and exchanging information.