On January 31, 2013, upon request of the Secretary General of Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM Mr. V.Chechelashvili. his meeting with Head of Committee of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on foreign issues Mr. V.A.Kaluzhny was held.

During the meeting, Secretary General provided information about main goals and objectives of Organization, perspectives of cooperation in GUAM format, activities of GUAM Parliamentary Assembly, its Bureau and Committees, and the results of the last Meeting of GUAM PA in Baku (December 19-20, 2013) as well.

The Parties discussed the role and importance of parliamentary dimension in the process of intensification of cooperation in Organization, particularly, in the field of implementation of projects and programs of GUAM, elaboration of modal legal acts, facilitation of ratification procedures and advance of parliamentary cooperation in GUAM+ format.

Head of Committee noted that Verkhovna Rada plans to form parliamentary delegation of Ukraine in February 2013, which will allow to fully participate in the meetings of the Parliamentary Assembly, profiled Committees and Bureau.

The Parties agreed to continue consultations on the matters of cooperation within GUAM format.