Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. S.Ilhamgizi, E.Huseynli / The Prime Minister of Turkey, Rajab Tayyib Erdogan, proposed to establish the Permanent Secretariat of Turkish nations.
The 11th meeting of friendship, fraternity and cooperation of the Turkic nations and societies began in Baku on 17 November. The Congress brings together nearly 550 delegates from 30 countries, including the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister of Turkey, Rajab Tayyub Erdogan and high-ranking governmental representatives of the Turkic-speaking states.
The meeting is aimed at strengthening friendly, fraternal and co-operation relations amongst the Turkic countries and communities, ensuring information exchange amongst them, propagating richness of the Turkic culture, developing bilateral economic co-operation and seeking joint ways of resolving the general problems of the Turkic peoples.