Hungary PM to attend meeting of Turkic Council

Prime Minister Viktor Orban will travel to Samarkand in Uzbekistan to attend the ninth summit of the Organisation of Turkic States. He will also hold bilateral talks with the heads of Turkic states.


On his trip PM Orban will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, Minister for Economic Development Marton Nagy and Balazs Orban, his political director, as well as by some 60 members of the Hungarian business community, who will attend the programmes of the Uzbek-Hungarian business forum in Samarkand.

Members of the Organisation of Turkic States include Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan; Hungary and Turkmenistan joined the organisation in the status of observers.

In addition to topical international political affairs, the attendees of the Samarkand summit will also discuss economic, trade and transport issues, Bertalan Havasi, PM Orban’s press chief, told Hungarian media outlets.

In the coming days, PM Orban will hold bilateral talks with his Turkic partners, including President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.



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