The 41st meeting of the BSEC Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Member States will be held in Athens today, Report informs with reference to the organization’s website.

The ministers will discuss prospects for further development of cooperation within the BSEC, reforming and adaptation of the organization to modern challenges, issues of cooperation between BSEC and the EU, as well as cooperation with international organizations within the meeting.

During the meeting, Greece will devolve the presidency to Romania for six months, which will lead the organization from January 1 to June 30, 2020.

Notably, BSEC is the International Regional Economic Organization of the Black Sea region, established in 1999. It consists of Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.