Baku hosts 7th Turkic Council Summit - UPDATED

  15 October 2019    Read: 2864
Baku hosts 7th Turkic Council Summit - UPDATED

The 7th Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) was held in Baku Oct. 15.

Prior to the event, the heads of state and government posed for a group photo.

Opening the Summit, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed the heads of state and government.

President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Jeenbekov then addressed the event. In his speech, the President noted that chairmanship of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic-Speaking States has passed to Azerbaijan.

President Ilham Aliyev made a speech at the Summit.

The head of state then presented the Supreme Order of the Turkic World to the First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy, Honorary President of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Other speakers at the Summit included First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Purli Agamuradov, and Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States Baghdad Amreyev.

A decision was then made at the Summit to hold the next Summit of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic-Speaking States in Turkey. The event then featured a ceremony of signing documents.

President Ilham Aliyev closed the 7th Summit of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic-Speaking States.

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12:19

The 7th Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) kicked off in Baku today.

Prior to the event, the heads of state and government posed for a group photo.

Opening the Summit, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed the heads of state and government.

 

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10:00

Today 7th Summit of Turkic Council kicks off in Baku, AzVision.az reports.

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban and honorary President of Turkic Council Nursultan Nazarbayev will attend the meeting of Turkic Council. 

The Turkic Council was established on Oct.3, 2009 in Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Its goal is the development of full cooperation between member states.

Since its establishment, six meetings of the council have been held.


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