Category Archives: STATEMENTS

Financial support from the Istanbul Branch of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea in Turkey

On behalf of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea, through the Istanbul branch office – International Centre for  Support and Coordination of the Economic Cooperation – financial support was provided to the injured people and families of the innocent people who lost their life as a result of the coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016.

Statement of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea regarding the events in Turkey

The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea (International Fund) with serious concern and anxiety followed the news of the military coup attempt of the Turkish government legitimately elected by the Turkish people in a democratic way.

International Fund supports people and the elected government of Turkey in restoring social peace and stability based on respect for democratic values and the Turkish legislation.

International Fund expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

Statement of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea on stabilization of relations between Russia and Turkey

The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea (BSCSIF), established in 2009 with the aim of contribution to the dialogue, understanding and peace in the regions of the Black and Caspian Seas and uniting currently representatives of intelligentsia, famous academicians and public figures from 33 countries, including from Russia and Turkey, expresses its concern with regard to the possible implications of deterioration of relations between Russia and Turkey due to the incident with Russian bomber aircraft SU-24.

Statement of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea regarding the terrorist acts in Paris and сrash of the Russian airplane

The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black and Caspian Seas (hereinafter International Fund) firmly condemns bloody terrorist acts that were committed in Paris on November 13, 2015, and a large terrorist attack, as a result of which the plane A321 of the Russian airline “Kogalymavia” crashed on October 31, in Egypt. The International Fund expresses its condolences to the bereaved families, Government and people of France and Russia.

The Baku Declaration of the General Assembly of the International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea, May 23, 2015

The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea (hereinafter, International Fund) guided by the Charter of the International Fund as well as the norms and principles of international law,

reiterating that the main goal of the International Fund is to contribute to dialogue, mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among countries and peoples in the regions of the Black and Caspian Seas,

underlining that active work in advancing the universal values and ideals, uniting countries and peoples of the regions of the Black and Caspian Seas, as well as input to activities of international organizations in realization of their commonly agreed goals led to the wide international recognition of efforts of the International Fund,

emphasizing that the international community marks in 2015 the remarkable historical dates– the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism and establishment of the United Nations, the 40thanniversary of adoption of the Helsinki Final Act and the 25th anniversary of adoption of the OSCE Paris Charter for New Europe,

expressing serious concern with regard to threats facing the region in particular those related to the protracted armed conflicts and their consequences, including forced mass expulsion of the population and attempts to consolidate the results of the unlawful use of force against the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of states,