Turkey to host 18th session of D-8 Council soon
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The 18th session of the D-8 Council of Foreign Ministers will be held in Turkey’s Antalya province on Nov. 3, the Turkish Foreign Ministry told Trend on Nov. 2.
During the session, a number of issues, including the development of relations between the D-8 member-states, will be discussed.
The previous 17th session of the D-8 Council was held in Istanbul in October 2017.
Delivering speech at D-8 summit in 2017, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the composition of the Organization for Economic Cooperation must be expanded.
The Turkish president stressed that both economic and political ties between the countries participating in the D-8 summit must be expanded.
Erdogan also said that the member-states of this organization must use their national currency in mutual trade.
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