Turkey, Americas

Turkish foreign minister meets Colombian, Venezuelan, Bahraini counterparts

Mevlut Cavusoglu discusses bilateral ties with his counterparts in New York

Burak Bir   | 20.09.2021
Turkish foreign minister meets Colombian, Venezuelan, Bahraini counterparts Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu makes a speech during the opening ceremony of Turkevi Center (Turkish House) in New York, the United States on September 20, 2021.Photo: Fatih Aktas - Anadolu Agency

ANKARA

Turkey's foreign minister on Monday held separate meetings with his Colombian, Venezuelan, Bahraini counterparts in New York.

Meeting with Colombian Vice President and Foreign Minister Marta Lucia Ramirez, Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the two countries will finalize agreements to encourage trade and investment.

"We will increase cooperation in the fight against terrorism, organized crime and irregular migration," he said on Twitter.

Following his meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart Felix Plasencia, Cavusoglu said that the trade volume between the two countries doubled despite the pandemic and stressed that they will continue the momentum.

The Turkish foreign minister also met with his Bahraini counterpart Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani and underlined the positive developments between the two countries.

"Will build on the positive momentum we have recently reached in our relations. Wish to further develop our cooperation especially in tourism and health," he said on Twitter.

Cavusoglu also posted photos from the meetings on Twitter.

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