R E S O L U T I O N                                      
                                                                                
   CONCERNING FURTHER TRENDS OF COOPERATION BETWEEN THE BALTIC                  
                 COUNCIL AND THE NORDIC COUNCIL                                 
                                                                                
     The Baltic Assembly, taking into consideration:                            
     - the  provisions of  the agreement concerning international               
cooperation between  the Baltic  Assembly and  the Nordic Council               
signed on 30 May 1992;                                                          
     - the new security situation in the Baltic Sea region;                     
     - the  activities of  the Baltic countries to integrate into               
the political and economic structures of Europe;                                
     - the  economic reforms  carried out  in the  Baltic  States               
which are of great importance to the entire Baltic Sea region;                  
proposes to  the Baltic  Council of  Ministers that  it negotiate               
with  the   Nordic  Council  concerning  the  further  trends  of               
cooperation between  the Baltic  Council and  the Nordic Council,               
focusing  particular   attention  on  the  following  aspects  of               
cooperation:                                                                    
     1) search for new regional security forms;                                 
     2) comprehensive study of European integration processes;                  
     3) modification of the Baltic States legislation taking into               
consideration the integration processes in Europe;                              
     4) development  and intensification of economic ties between               
the Baltic and Nordic countries.                                                
                                                                                
Vilnius,13 November 1994