Turkmen Foreign Ministry holds information meeting on international events with Turkmenistan

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, November 16


On November 16, 2021, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, an information meeting was organized, devoted to the results of the visit of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Republic of Turkey where the leader of Turkmenistan participated in the eighth summit of Cooperation Council of Turkish-Speaking States (Turkish Council), as well as questions of preparation for the Summit of Heads of Member States of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECA) under the presidency of Turkmenistan, to be held on 28 November of the current year.

Officials and representatives of local media and foreign journalists accredited to Turkmenistan attended the press conference. Foreign media representatives from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, India, United Arab Emirates, France, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Russia, Romania, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Ukraine also participated in the briefing via videoconference.

After warmly welcoming the participants of the briefing, the deputy head of the Turkmenistan foreign policy agency VepaHajiyev particularly underlined the importance of the current meeting from the point of view of the global activation of the international interaction of our country. on the authoritative platforms of regional forums and global significance.

He stressed that the main themes of today’s briefing are the results of the working visit of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Republic of Turkey which took place on November 12 of the current year.

By highlighting the main vectors emanating from the speech of the Head of Nation at 8e Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkish Speaking States (Turkish Council), V. Hajiyev underlined the importance of Turkmenistan’s membership in the Cooperation Council of Turkish Speaking States as an observer.

It was specifically noted that the 8e The Turkish Council summit held in Istanbul marks a new stage in Turkmenistan’s interaction with Turkish-speaking states where there are wide opportunities for common work in areas such as economy, trade, investments, ecology , science, education and other fields of perspective.

The briefing provided the opportunity to discuss the main working directions of the important regional structure – the Turkish Council which unites the Turkish-speaking public, which verified that cultural values ​​unite the peoples of the world and strengthen the humanitarian dialogue between country.

During the second part of the briefing, the participants learned about the progress of the preparatory work for the 15e Summit of Heads of Member States of the Organization for Economic Cooperation under the Presidency of Turkmenistan to be held on November 28, 2021 in Ashgabat.

As we know, Turkmenistan, as the country which is chairing the ECO this year and as the host State for the Organization’s Summit, is carrying out preparatory work at a very high level.

As part of the main events will be the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization as well as the Business Forum of CEE member countries..

In the significant speeches of the participants, it was emphasized that the dynamic, coherent and innovative character of the peaceful foreign policy strategy of our State constitutes the basis for the constant strengthening of international authority and the growth of its role in geopolitics. regional and global. .

Thus, the meeting of the leaders of the member countries of the OCE, which will take place on November 28, the founding day of the Organization, will be a good opportunity to exchange views on a wide range of issues, being the largest final event of Turkmenistan’s presidency in this authoritative organization.

The representatives of the mass media at the briefing received not only detailed information on the latest events in the international life of our state, presented by the speakers, but also the opportunity to ask their questions.

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