TurkPA to play important role in solving common problems: Azerbaijani parliamentary speaker
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 28 / Trend , A.Huseynbala/
The Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking countries (TurkPA) will play an important role in shaping, strengthening and developing the unity of all the Turkic states, as well as in solving common problems, said the speaker of the Azerbaijani parliament.
"Today we speak different languages. However, I believe that the time will come, and w will speak the same language, and we do not need interpreters," the Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Oqtay Asadov said at the TyurkPA the first summit, held in Baku on Sept. 28.
The Parliament of Azerbaijan hosted the first summit of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking countries.
In the last year's Istanbul meeting of Parliament Speakers of Turkic-speaking countries, an agreement was reached to establish the Parliamentary Assembly, which includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey. Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan refused to participate in the meeting.
General Secretariat of the organization will operate in Baku under the decision of the members of the Assembly.