Istanbul hosts meeting for establishing Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-Speaking Countries – EXCLUSIVE

 Istanbul hosts meeting for establishing Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-Speaking Countries – <font color=red>EXCLUSIVE  </font>
# 21 November 2008 11:11 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijani Consul General to Turkey Seyyad Aran told APA that the first part of the discussions had finished. Speaker of Turkish Parliament Koksan Toptan made speech in the first part of the meeting and noted the necessity of establishing such an organization. Turkish President Abdullah Gul addressing the event said he supported establishment of Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-Speaking Countries and underlined that the realization of the historical wish was of great importance.

Following this, Speaker of Azerbaijani Parliament Ogtay Asadov, head of Azerbaijan-Turkey Interparliamentary Friendship group Nizami Jafarov and others also addressed the meeting.

Seyyad Aran said the document on establishing Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-Speaking Countries would be signed at the end of the meeting.

The Consul General said the delegations of Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan were attending the meeting.
“The participants wished Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan to join these countries,” he said.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED