Nakhchivan declaration signed within summit of Turkish-speaking countries
The Nakhchivan declaration, as well as the agreement on establishment of Cooperation Council of Turkish-speaking countries were signed as a result of the work of Turkish-speaking states' summit on October 3, AzerTaj state agency reported.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev reviewed results of the summit and said that the next summit will be held in Bishkek in August 2010.
Addressing the summit, Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and Turkmen deputy Prime-Minister Khydyr Saparliyev stressed great progress in strengthening bilateral and multilateral relations between Turkish-speaking countries, discussed regional and international issues and voiced proposals to more strengthen relations.
The first summit of leaders of the Turkish-speaking countries was held in 1992 in Ankara, the next meeting of the presidents took place in 1994 in Istanbul, in 1995 in Bishkek, in 1996 in Tashkent, in 1998 in Astana, in 2000 in Baku, in 2001 in Istanbul and in 2006 in Antalya.