Trilateral Talks To Be Held Between Pakistan, Turkey & Azerbaijan Tomorrow

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

12th Jan, 2021. 07:46 pm
Trilateral Talks To Be Held Between Pakistan, Turkey & Azerbaijan Tomorrow

The foreign ministers of Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan will meet in Islamabad on Wednesday for the second tripartite talks.

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, the Foreign Ministers will consider various issues, including new and emerging challenges to regional peace and security, the Coronavirus epidemic and the challenges posed by climate change.

The three sides will also discuss steps to be taken to achieve the development goals.

The three countries will also discuss the possibility of promoting trilateral cooperation on issues of mutual interest, including in the areas of peace and security, trade and investment, science and technology, education and cultural cooperation.

The first tripartite talks between the three countries were held in 2017 in Baku.

It should be noted that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is arriving in Pakistan today (Tuesday) on a three-day official visit.

During his visit, the Turkish Foreign Minister will hold bilateral talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and will also hold separate meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Dr Arif Ali.

According to a Foreign Office spokesman, this will be the third visit of the Turkish Foreign Minister to Pakistan in the last two and a half years.

Meanwhile, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov will arrive in Islamabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit at the invitation of his Pakistani counterpart Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

This will be the first visit of Azerbaijan’s official to Pakistan since 2010.

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