The XVII Adriatic Ionian Council was held in Brussels last May 13. The high level meeting marked the end of a successful Albanian Chairmanship of the AII and handed it over to Bosnia and Herzegovina which will start acting from the first o June.

In the same occasion the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the eight AII governments praised amb. Pigliapoco for the work done in the past three years at the head of the AII-Permanent Secretariat and renew his mandate for further three years .

The Declaration of the XVII Adriatic Ionian Council is enclosed.