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Turkey to open its first embassy in Paraguay

Foreign Ministry says Turkey completed necessary procedures to open embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay’s capital

23.09.2018
Turkey to open its first embassy in Paraguay

Ankara

By Meltem Bulur 

ANKARA 

Turkey will open its first embassy in the South American country of Paraguay, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Sunday.  

“Turkey has completed necessary legal procedures to open its embassy in Asuncion and designated Armagan Inci Ersoy as our first ambassador,” the ministry said in a statement.  

“Paraguay is also expected to finalize necessary procedures soon,” the statement added. 

According to the statement, Turkey aims “to increase our contacts and cooperation with Paraguay in the framework of our outreach policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean region.” 

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Paraguayan counterpart Luis Alberto Castiglioni met in New York this weekend on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly.  

“The mutual political will for promoting relations was confirmed during the meeting,” the statement added.


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