BSEC ENVIRONMENT MINISTERS MEET IN THESSALONIKI TODAY|
Thessaloniki, 23/09/1999 (MPA)
Environment ministers from Black Sea Economic Cooperation pact (BSEC) countries will meet in Thessaloniki today and tomorrow to seek ways of further cooperation between agencies of local, national and international level to prepare policies and programs for environmental management, pollution control and the assessment of risks in member-states.
The countries participating in the meeting are Greece, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, the Russian Federation and Moldova.
Turkey's Environment Minister Fevzi Itekin and Greece's Undersecretary of Environment, Planning and Public Works will hold a sidelines discussion on the damages brought on by the earthquakes that devastated both countries recently.