Ukraine signs declaration to boost trade with Black Sea countries
"The document has officially confirmed the mutual commitment of the Black Sea countries to give priority to simplifying procedures and improving terms of trade," Kubiv wrote on Facebook.
The deal was adopted during the 25th BSEC summit in Istanbul, Turkey, he added.
The BSEC was founded in 1992 by Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Serbia to ensure peace, stability and prosperity by means of cooperation.
On July 1 this year, Ukraine will take the six-month rotating presidency of the BSEC. ■