Source: Republic of Turkey
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is visiting Bratislava on 7-8 October 2020 to participate in the 15th annual Bratislava Global Security Forum (GLOBSEC).
Minister Çavuşoğlu first inaugurated the Bratislava Turkish Military Cemetery and Monument with Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok of Slovakia on 7 October 2020, in honor of the memory of our martyrs we lost in the Galicia front. Minister Çavuşoğlu emphasized that our martyrs would live forever in friendly Slovakia, and that he commemorated all our martyrs with respect, gratitude and mercy.
Later that day Minister Çavuşoğlu had a fruitful meeting with his Slovak counterpart Ivan Korcok, and evaluated our relations and regional developments particularly related to the Eastern Mediterranean, European Union and Armenia’s aggression.
Minister Çavuşoğlu also expressed that cooperation opportunities in defence, education and science were discussed during the meeting, and that we were keeping the 5 billion Dollars target for our bilateral trade volume.
On the same day, Minister Çavuşoğlu met with Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi of Kazakhstan and discussed our relations thoroughly including investments, education and health.
Recent developments in brotherly Kyrgyzstan and Armenia’s aggression were also evaluated in the meeting, and Minister Çavuşoğlu stated that we would further develop our cooperation with Kazakhstan in multilateral fora, including the Turkic Council.
Before leaving for Slovakia Minister Çavuşoğlu had a videoconference meeting with his Palestinian counterpart Riad Malki on 7 October 2020.
Minister Çavuşoğlu stated that we would work together against attempts to undermine the two-state solution and international parameters, that we supported the Palestinian reconciliation and were ready to assist in the elections, and that we would always stand by our Palestinian brothers and sisters.