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BAKU, April 25 /ITAR-TASS/. The 45th session of the Electric Energy Council (EEC) of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is to be held in the capital of Azerbaijan on Friday.
An official at the AzeriEnergy joint-stock company announced that the session is expected to be attended by representatives of the Energy Ministries of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The Russian delegation is led by Energy Minister Alexander Novak.
Participants in the session are to discuss the results of the activities of the relevant agencies of CIS countries in the 2013-2014 autum and winter period, and examine matters concerning stability of the functioning of the energy systems operating in a synchronous mode.
According to the RF Energy Ministry, the Russian delegation is to hold bilateral meetings with Azerbaijani leadership.
The CIS EEC and its working body the Executive Committee were set up in February 1992 in accordance with the Agreement on coordination of interstate relations among CIS countries in the field of electric power.
The main purpose of the EEC is to coordinate the operation of CIS countries' elecric power systems with a view to ensuring a steady supply of power resultant of the use of the advamtages of the united technological basis of power engineering, and to organizing a steady parallel operation of national electric power grids.
Earlier, EEC session in Baku were held in 2004 and 2009.