Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu: We are changing the name of our family council to 'Organization of Turkish States'
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu spoke at the Foreign Ministers Council Meeting of the Turkic Council Summit held in Istanbul.
Stating that the joint organization of the Turkish world has now become a global brand, Çavuşoğlu said, "This success is all of us. Now we are on the eve of an important transformation to adapt to the changing world. We are different branches of a great tree nourished by the same root. We will increase our international power as we consolidate our unity without forgetting our roots. " he said.
Çavuşoğlu emphasized that Asia, which he described as his ancestral homeland, has become the center of gravity in world politics and that the importance and responsibility of the Turkic Council has increased.
"We are changing the name of our family council to 'Organization of Turkish States'"
Stating that historical decisions will be taken at the summit to be held tomorrow, Çavuşoğlu continued as follows:
"Firstly, we are completing our family photo this year with the participation of brother Turkmenistan as an observer. I welcome you to Turkmenistan in the person of my dear brother Raşit Meredov. Secondly, we are changing the name of our family assembly to 'Turkish States Organization'. It's time for that. It has already arrived. Third, we accept the revised regulation of the Whitebeards Council. In our common culture, the word of the ancestor has always guided us when we are in trouble. Our Whitebeards will enlighten our way with their experiences."
Fourthly, Çavuşoğlu stated that the observer and partnership statuses will be clearly determined, "We will be able to increase the attraction power of our organization together by preserving our original identity. Fifth, we will also accept the Turkish World 2040 Vision tomorrow." he said.
Stating that the Turkish World 2040 Vision reveals the future perspective of the Organization, Çavuşoğlu said, "Just as our roots are common, our vision for the future must also be common." used the phrase.
Çavuşoğlu thanked those who contributed to the preparation of this important document and the Secretary General of the Turkic Council, Bagdat Amreyev, and said, "We will accept an implementation document in our term presidency in order to realize the goals in the Vision Document. I recommend." said.
"We need to make quick decisions"
Emphasizing that the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Turkic Council should increase consultations on both regional and global issues, Çavuşoğlu said, "We need to be active and take quick decisions so that events can guide the events, not us. Our meeting on Afghanistan on 27 September was a valuable step in this regard." used the phrases.
Stating that the online summit held in April 2020 and the vaccine donation made to some countries in need in Africa during the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) process are important, Çavuşoğlu said, “Today, Hungary delivered the vaccines it donated for Africa to the Secretary General through the Turkic Council. . " said.
Çavuşoğlu also noted that they propose to establish a working group on budget and financial issues within the Secretariat of the Turkic Council, as in other similar organizations.
Economic relations of the Turkish world
Minister Çavuşoğlu reminded that 8 November is the anniversary of Azerbaijan's Homeland War and said, "Inspired by the expression of the great writer of the Turkish world, Cengiz Aytmatov, I will say that this date is 'One Day for an Age'. Azerbaijan's victory is permanent in our region. "It also opened the way for peace, stability and prosperity. I congratulate once again the Victory Day of brotherly Azerbaijan." used the phrases.
Expressing that economic relations should be further developed for the unity of the Turkish world, Çavuşoğlu said:
"In order to connect our economies, we must strengthen our cooperation in the field of transportation and logistics. Our Aksakal, Mr. Binali Yıldırım, is our esteemed brother who has undertaken important duties such as the Speaker of the Parliament, the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Transport. The International East-West Transportation Corridor with the Caspian Crossing will be strengthened with the Zangezur Corridor and will contribute to the welfare of the entire Turkish world. provide support."
Çavuşoğlu stated that trade between the Turkish world should be made more liberal in order to benefit from this contribution to the maximum extent, and said, "For this purpose, we should abolish non-tariff measures and remove bilateral and transit documents from being a problem." he said.
Expressing that they will also benefit from Yıldırım's experience in this regard, Çavuşoğlu also emphasized that the International Combined Cargo Transport Agreement, whose negotiations are at the final stage, should be signed as soon as possible.
Stating that the theme of the summit was determined as "green technologies and smart cities in the digital age", Çavuşoğlu said, "We must start the 'Green Development Diplomacy' under the umbrella of our organization as soon as possible." said.
Expressing his pleasure to host the participants, Çavuşoğlu said that tomorrow's summit will be
Dışişleri Bakanı Çavuşoğlu, Türk Dili Konuşan Ülkeler İşbirliği Konseyi (Türk Konseyi) Devlet Başkanları 8. Zirvesi'nde tarihi kararlar alınacağını belirterek, "Aile meclisimizin ismini 'Türk Devletleri Teşkilatı' olarak değiştiriyoruz." dedi. - Anadolu Ajansı