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Ankara to mark Turkic Speaking States Cooperation Day

ANKARA TO MARK TURKIC SPEAKING STATES COOPERATION DAY
Ankara on Monday hailed the efforts of Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States that was established by Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in 2009.

The Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States (Turkic Council) was established with the signing of the Nakhchivan Agreement on Oct. 3, 2009 and is celebrated as the Turkic Speaking States Cooperation Day.

The intergovernmental organization aims to promote comprehensive cooperation among Turkic Speaking States.

"We are proud of the successful projects and achievements realized by the organization thanks to valuable support of member states in the short period of time since its foundation," Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

"We have no doubt that the Turkic Council, which plays an important role in terms of creating opportunities for cooperation based on common language, history and cultural values in the Turkic World and enhancing friendship and solidarity among our peoples, will hereafter continue to serve maintaining peace and prosperity in its region and beyond," it added.
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