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Türkiyes diplomatic efforts continue for food security, global equality: Foreign minister

Türkiyes diplomatic efforts continue for food security, global equality: Foreign minister

Türkiye’s Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan stated on Saturday that Türkiye is actively concerned in peace initiatives, mediation in Ukraine, meals disaster prevention, and regional cooperation whereas addressing international inequalities.

“Today, Türkiye is engaged in peace efforts, including mediation in the Ukraine war, preventing a food crisis, and participating in the Black Sea Grain Initiative with a multi-layered and multi-stakeholder approach, developing regional economic and political cooperation models, and mobilizing all possibilities to solve global injustices and inequalities,” Fidan stated.

He made these remarks at a press briefing on the Turkish House in New York.

Fidan additionally spoke about his conferences in New York and participation in occasions associated to Ukraine, Karabakh, Syria, local weather change, and different problems with regional significance.

He additionally talked about Azerbaijan’s current anti-terrorism measures within the Karabakh area and stated that Baku had “no other choice.”

He stated that the measures “opened a new window of opportunity for stability and normalization in the South Caucasus.”

“We believe Armenia should make better use of this opportunity while there is still time. We will continue to work with all our strength to establish peace, stability, and prosperity in our neighboring region,” Fidan added.

The Turkish international minister emphasised that a few of the agreed-upon provisions following the cease-fire settlement between Azerbaijan and Armenia had not been carried out by Armenia, particularly mentioning the “opening of the Zengezur Corridor” and the “practical establishment of Azerbaijani sovereignty in the area where the Armenian ethnic population lives in Karabakh.”


Fidan described his assembly with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken as “candid and constructive.”

He talked about that throughout the assembly, they mentioned concrete steps that may very well be taken sooner or later to raise relations between the 2 international locations to the next stage.

“It’s no secret that we have some disagreements with the United States on certain issues. We address these within the framework of a serious alliance relationship and on the basis of mutual respect. Of course, we also discussed regional issues such as Sweden’s NATO accession process, the Black Sea Grain Initiative, and Karabakh,” Fidan stated.

He additionally famous that Türkiye, led by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has lengthy advocated for the reform of the UN Security Council.

Speaking about Türkiye’s relations with Greece, Fidan stated a choice was taken in a gathering between the leaders of the 2 international locations to resolve points with mutual respect and goodwill.

The Turkish international minister highlighted areas of cooperation, together with financial alternatives within the Aegean, elevated state-to-state and people-to-people contacts, and joint business actions.

“We see that the Greek side is approaching the issue in a very constructive and well-intentioned way. I frankly think that this approach will produce more concrete results in the coming days. I think that during the visit of our President to Thessaloniki in December, we will see the embodiment of these works of ours,” Fidan stated.

He additionally met along with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi and Australian counterpart Penny Wong in New York on the sidelines of the 78th General Assembly session.

Fidan and Marsudi mentioned bilateral relations between each nations together with commerce and financial system, and protection trade cooperation. Both ministers additionally talked in regards to the Black Sea Grain Initiative throughout their assembly.

He additionally participated within the Foreign Ministers’ assembly of MIKTA, an intercontinental casual session and coordination platform consisting of Türkiye, Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, and Australia.

Fidan additionally held a telephone name with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, based on Turkish diplomatic sources.

Later, he met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to debate current developments in Ukraine, Black Sea Grain Initiative and Cyprus problem, the ministry stated on X.

Source: www.anews.com.tr


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