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Press Statement
Richard Boucher, Spokesman
Washington, DC
December 3, 2004


Meeting With Ambassadors of Georgia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Moldova

Deputy Secretary of State Armitage welcomed the Ambassadors and representatives of Georgia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Moldova (the GUUAM Group) to the Department today to discuss multilateral projects enhancing regional security and encouraging economic development in the region. The Deputy Secretary underscored U.S. interest in and endorsed the progress made on joint U.S.-GUUAM projects in trade, transport, and law enforcement cooperation. He also stressed that these projects have a concrete impact on the economy and on the rule of law in the region. The Deputy Secretary looked forward to a high-level U.S.-GUUAM meeting next year to cement these projects and the future of this dynamic and important regional organization.

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Released on December 3, 2004

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