Former government officials and the leaders of Ukraine, Lithuania, Estonia, Moldova, Poland, Belarus and Russia signed an agreement to establish a new platform on the basis of the Baltic-black sea region.
«The situation forced us to adopt a new emergency solution. By mutual agreement of all my colleagues these days we worked to create a common document – the statements of the participants of the first Baltic-black sea forum. Taking into account the increase of new global crises and threats, we recognize the need for new solutions. People are waiting for, and it is our common goal, based on the platform of joint action to support and fruitful dialogue between people and generations, Nations and States», – said the first President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk on Thursday 1 December in Kiev during the opening of the First Baltic-black sea forum «Through dialogue to trust», reports «Interfax-Ukraine».
According to Kravchuk, already has a plan and groundwork for future meetings.
«We come out of the fact that there is a need to look at the world in new ways, offer new forms of cooperation», — said the first President of Ukraine.
According to the text of the joint statement, the parties adopted a decision to merge for «a concerted, targeted practical peacemaking created under the auspices of the International centre for Baltic-black sea research and consensus practices». The signatories are in favour of peace in Europe and the global community based on principles of openness, responsibility, consensuses and creation.
The agreement was signed by: the President of Ukraine (1991-1994) Leonid Kravchuk, President of Ukraine (1994-2004) Leonid Kuchma, President of Ukraine (2005-2010) Viktor Yushchenko, President of Poland (1990-1995) Lech Walesa, the President of Latvia (2007-2011) Valdis Zatlers, the representative of Russia (the Secretary of state of the RSFSR (1991-1992)) Gennady Burbulis, head of the Lithuanian Seimas (1992, 1996-2000) Vitaustas Landsbergis, President of Moldova (1996-2001) Petru Lucinschi, the President of Estonia (2001-2006) Arnold RATEL, the head of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus (1991-1994) Shushkevich.
Earlier it was reported that the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy paruby stands for strengthening cooperation within the Baltic-black sea Union between Poland and Georgia.
In Kiev has created a new platform on the basis of the Baltic-black sea region 01.12.2016