A summit of GUAM heads of state (Georgia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Moldavia, with Uzbekistan now no longer its member) will take place in Yalta on July 19-20, Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Vilayat Guliyev told journalists on Tuesday. According to him, in the course of the summit it is planned to sign a series of documents, including an agreement on setting up a free trade zone as part of GUAM, a declaration on stability and security, statutes of the Council of GUAM Foreign Ministers and of cooperation in separate areas between the association's countries, and a document on opening a GUAM information office in Kiev.
He indicated that also in Yalta the heads of state would decide on the status of GUAM observer.
Guliyev reported that representatives of a number of countries would be invited to Yalta's summit as guests. Among them are the US, Brazil, Turkey, Russia, Iran, Romania, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, and Poland.
The strike was defensive in nature and came in response to three attacks on the US military in February