Economic Cooperation Organization


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Economic Cooperation Organization

An international organization consisting of 10 non-Arab, Muslim-majority countries in central and western Asia. Its goal is to create a common market modeled along the lines of the European Union. It was established in 1985 and is based in Tehran, Iran.
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Azerbaijan considers Economic Cooperation Organization important international organization and is sure of further increasing of its role in international economic cooperation.
The third meeting of energy and oil ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization.
The burgeoning collaboration between the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) came under focus in the message of Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the OIC Secretary General to the 11th ECO Summit, which concluded its proceedings in Istanbul, Turkey on December 23, 2010, according to a press release issued here Saturday evening by OIC.
Besides controlling the enormous new Baku-Ceyhan oil pipeline from Azerbaijan to Turkey, Ilham Aliev's Red Guard will also play a pivotal role in Moscow's control of the increasingly important energy cartel known as the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).
He said that the 28th meeting of the Regional Planning Council (RPC) of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) discussed border trade markets, environment, combating natural disasters and cooperation in clean energy.
Islamabad -- Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is one of the important platform to ensure proper coordination and cooperation among the members of the organization and will be helpful in promoting trade and economic ties in the region.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish Deputy Minister of Development Yilmaz Touna is to arrive in Tehran later today to participate in the 25th Regional Planning Council Meeting (RPC) of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).
Representatives of the three Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member-states reviewed the latest developments regarding the executions of the railway project.
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member states.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nurlan Aitmurzaev held meetings with heads of the delegations of Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Saudi Arabia, Russia, China and India, representatives of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, OSCE, Economic Cooperation Organization and others.
President Gul is set to meet with Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Secretary-General Yahya Maroofi and Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization of the Islamic Conference Secretary-General Mahmud Erol Kilic.
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