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Ukraine suggests setting up GUAM peacekeeping unit

31 May 2006 [10:15] - TODAY.AZ
GUAM deputy chiefs of staff will discuss the establishment of a joint peacekeeping unit in the middle of June, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry press service said on Tuesday.

GUAM is a regional organization between Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova.

The source said that the decision was made at a Baku meeting between Ukrainian Defense Minister Anatoly Grishchenko and his Azerbaijani counterpart Safar Abiyev, Itar-Tass reports.

Presidents Viktor Yushchenko, Mikhail Saakashvili, Ilham Aliyev and Vladimir Voronin approved the charter of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM on May 23.


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