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Turkish FM meets Chinese counterpart in Tashkent

Mevlut Cavusoglu in Uzbekistan to attend 2-day regional conference

Ahmet Gencturk   | 16.07.2021
Turkish FM meets Chinese counterpart in Tashkent

ANKARA

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Friday his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.

In a tweet, Cavusoglu said the two "followed up on the issues discussed during our Presidents’ recent phone conversation."

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Xi Jinping held a phone conference on Tuesday, and discussed enhancing cooperation in many fields, including ways to improve bilateral relations, Uyghurs, the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine development. ​​​​​​​

The top Turkish diplomat also met his Kuwaiti counterpart Ahmed Nasser Mohammed Al Sabah to "further develop our cooperation in tourism, culture, health and defense industry."

In another with meeting with Azerbaijan's Deputy Prime Minister Sahin Mustafayev, bilateral relations and regional developments were discussed.

Cavusoglu is in the Uzbek capital to attend a two-day international conference, Central and South Asia: Regional Connectivity. Challenges and Opportunities.

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