25 February 2020, A. Efendiev, the Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM met with V. Kryklii, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine. The meeting held in the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. The meeting was also attended by the Program Coordinators A. Kononenko and S. Tamirov.
The Secretary General informed the Minister about the execution of the order of the Heads of Governments of the GUAM Member States (12.12.2019) to advance the GUAM Transport Corridor (TC) and to prepare a Feasibility Study on the development of the TC. Information was also provided on preparation for the meeting of the Working Group on Transport at the high level this year.
The Minister, in turn, provided information on the development of the transport infrastructure of Ukraine, recent promising projects, and the use of the country’s transit potential. The Minister emphasized the need for effective interaction between the relevant departments of the GUAM Member States in order to coordinate activities in transport.
The parties agreed to intensify joint efforts for preparing a consolidated appeal by the GUAM transport ministers to the European Commission in order to receive appropriate assistance in preparing a feasibility study and addressing this issue at the Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting.
The parties agreed to maintain close contact for coordinating and enhancing cooperation.