May 8, 2009 - 19:09 AMT
Change of Political Field started in Prague
Prospects of Eastern partnership should be approached in terms of Euro Atlantic integration of the post-soviet states, said the deputy general director of the Strategic Culture Fund Andrey Areshev. According to the expert, when European states and standing behind them the US suggest certain initiatives, they first of all pursue own interests.

Answering the question of a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter, what specific interests, political or economical he means, Mr. Areshev stressed, that fight for energy resources takes place first of all. "It is talked of the fight for energy resources and their transportation routs with further radical change of the format of political landscape of those countries and possible placement of NATO infrastructure objects", concluded Andey Areshev.

Eastern Partnership Summit opened on May 7 in Prague as an initiative of Euro commission. The program is approved on December 3 of 2008 and involves 6 post-soviet countries, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus.