Baku, December 7, AZERTAC
“Next Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (the Turkic Council) will be held in Azerbaijan,” said Secretary General of the organization Baghdad Amreyev as he met with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov as part of the 25th OSCE Ministerial Council in Milan.
Baghdad Amreyev commended Azerbaijan for constantly supporting further development of the Turkic Council. In this regard, he emphasized the historical significance of the establishment of the Turkic Council as an international body at the Nakhchivan Summit in 2009 and expressed the symbolic nature of the Summit to be held in Azerbaijan in 2019.
Underlining the role of Azerbaijan as one of the founders of the Turkic Council, the FM Mammadyarov said that Baku continues to support the expansion of cooperation between this body and other international organizations like UN, OSCE ect. He spoke about the concrete projects and initiatives by Azerbaijan, making a significant contribution to the activities of the Turkic Council.
The sides discussed the appropriate ways of promoting and supporting the existing common language and culture heritage among the Turkic Council’s countries and peoples in line with the requirements of the modern times and reforms to be undertaken in this regard.
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