EU and Eastern Partnership countries issue joint declaration on transport cooperation
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  • 12:03 07 June 2019

EU and Eastern Partnership countries issue joint declaration on transport cooperation

The European Union (EU and the six countries of the Eastern Partnership (the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) had met in Luxembourg on 6 June 2019 to discuss cooperation in transport and logistics, with special emphasis on the improvement of transport connections between the EU and the Eastern Partner Countries, APA reports citing press service of the EU.

It is stated that the European Union and Eastern Partner countries reiterate the shared commitment to provide opportunities and deliver tangible results for citizens across the EaP region through improved transport connectivity, as outlined in the Joint Declaration of the EaP Summit of November 2017, and in the document ‘20 Deliverables for 2020’ endorsed by the Participants at the Summit.

The participants have welcomed the entry into force of a Commission Delegated Regulation on 6 March 2019, establishing indicative maps for the extension of the TEN-T core network to the Eastern Partner Countries, as an important achievement of the EU Trans- European Transport Network (TEN-T) and European Neighbourhood Policy.

The participants have been once more recalled the existing association agreements and bilateral agreements providing for regulatory approximation with EU legislation in all transport areas in the Eastern Partner Countries.

Faig Mahmudov

Tags: EU Eastern Partnership

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