Heads of Turkic-speaking states expected to visit Baku (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 3
By Ilhama Isabalayeva - Trend:
The heads of Turkic-speaking states are expected to visit Baku to participate in the 10th Summit of the Heads of Turkic Speaking States, well-known Turkologist, Azerbaijani doctor of historical sciences Gullu Yologlu said.
She was speaking at a joint event of the Central Scientific Library of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences and the World Center for Turkology dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (the Turkic Council), Trend reports.
She said that in accordance with the Nakhchivan agreement, signed at the 9th Summit of the Heads of Turkic Speaking States, which was organized Oct. 3, 2009 in Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States and the Turkic Union were created.
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey are their founders, she noted.
“Recently, Uzbekistan has joined this agreement,” she said. “In addition, Hungary is participating as an observer state. After the Council was established, meetings of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States were held in Almaty, Bishkek, Nursultan, Bodrum and Gabala cities. It was decided to hold the next summit in Baku. The heads of Turkic-speaking states are expected to arrive in Baku to attend the summit on October 14-15. ”