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MINSK, 26 July (BelTA) – A meeting of the expert group to agree on a 2024 draft plan for multilevel ministerial consultations at the Commonwealth of Independent States was held at the CIS headquarters on 26 July, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
The meeting was attended by representatives of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the CIS Executive Committee.
After reviewing and discussing the proposals submitted by the member states, the experts reconciled their positions on the document. It was decided to forward it to the CIS Foreign Ministers Council.
The CIS multilevel ministerial consultations have been held since 1995. They are an important tool for political interaction between the CIS member states. They are held regularly in accordance with the plan approved annually at a meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council, as well as in line with separate instructions of the Council. They take place before the sessions of the UN General Assembly, summits and annual meetings of the OSCE Ministerial Council, other international organizations and forums. Unscheduled consultations are also held at the initiative of one of the CIS member states.