Azerbaijan and Georgia launch joint radio monitoring to regulate TV and radio along borders

By Ayya Lmahamad

Joint radio monitoring between Azerbaijan and Georgia has initiated activities aimed at regulating television and radio broadcasting along the border areas, reports Azernews.

In accordance with the agreement between the Azerbaijani Ministry of Digital Development and Transport and the Georgian National Communications Commission, joint radio monitoring was carried out along the border with the participation of specialists from both sides in order to regulate the broadcasting of television and radio, for use of radio frequency resources and prevention of mutual interference along the border.

Thus, radio monitoring was carried out on July 18 and 19 in Georgia and on July 20 and 21 in Azerbaijan. In addition, according to the results of radio monitoring, discussions took place in Ganja on July 22-23 between specialists on the compliance of television and radio broadcasting with international requirements, bilateral protocols and coordination of radio frequency channels. in border areas.

As a result of the discussions, the parties decided to take appropriate measures to regulate radio frequencies for television and radio broadcasting in the border areas, including the introduction of new digital technologies in this area.

Azerbaijan and Georgia cooperate in various economic sectors. The two countries signed several cooperation agreements in 2021 as part of a meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation.

Simultaneously, within the framework of the trilateral business forum held in Baku in December 2021, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed five cooperation memoranda and agreements.

In 2021, the two countries’ trade turnover amounted to $763.6 million, with exports accounting for $661 million and imports accounting for $102.6 million.

Ayya ​​Lmahamad is the journalist of AzerNews, follow her on Twitter: @AyyaLmahamad

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