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Turkish foreign minister meets Belarusian, EU top diplomats in Sweden

Mevlut Cavusoglu in Stockholm to attend OSCE Ministerial Council meeting

Dilan Pamuk   | 02.12.2021
Turkish foreign minister meets Belarusian, EU top diplomats in Sweden


The Turkish foreign minister met his Belarussian counterpart and the EU foreign policy chief in the Swedish capital on Wednesday for talks on foreign policy issues and bilateral relations. 

The top diplomats held separate meetings in Stockholm where they have gathered for the 28th meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Ministerial Council, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter.

Cavusoglu and EU's Josep Borrell discussed foreign policy issues including Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine, and Cyprus during their meeting.

Turkey-Belarus relations, regional development, and irregular migrants made the headlines of the bilateral meeting between Cavusoglu and his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei.

The Ministerial Council is the central decision-making and governing body of the OSCE and aims at providing the participating states with an opportunity to evaluate the activities of the organization and strengthen the dialogue on security-related issues.

Foreign ministers of 57 states are participating in the annual meeting in Stockholm on Dec. 2-3.

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