Fire breaks out at BSEC International Secretariat

Shamil Alibeyli; A fire blazed up at the International Secretariat of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) in Istanbul, APA reports quoting the Black Sea news agency. Ukrainian Consul General in Istanbul, permanent representative to BSEC Bohdan Yaremenko said that the fire occurred at 05:00 local time and the building suffered serious damage, the roof collapsed. According to preliminary information, a short circuit caused the fire. The Consulate General of Ukraine in Istanbul, which holds the rotating chairmanship of the organization, will temporarily host the Secretariat’s governing body.