First Deputy Foreign Minister Valeri Chechelashvili assumed duties of Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM, uniting Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova, for four year term starting from June 1, according to Civil Georgia.

      Nikoloz Vashakidze has replaced Chechelashvili as the First Deputy Foreign Minister.

      The presidents of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine pledged to boost cooperation in frames of GUAM during the meeting in the Polish city of Krakow on May 11.