9th Bosphorus Summit under motto “Sustaining Peace and Development for All” gets underway in Istanbul

Russia’s famous Turetsky Choir performs at Heydar Aliyev Center
Mehriban Aliyeva: I call on Freedom House, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, organizations declaring that protection of human rights is their mission, to give a fair assessment to events
First meeting of newly elected Members of Board of Caspian European Club held

The 9th Bosphorus Summit under the motto “Sustaining Peace and Development for All” has kicked off in Istanbul.

Organized by the International Cooperation Platform, which was established with direct support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the 9th Bosphorus Summit brings together heads of state and government, officials, as well as heads of NGOs, analytical centers, and global companies from more than a hundred countries.

The international event is a platform which focuses on a number of important issues, including further deepening of economic, political, diplomatic and energy relations between various world countries, establishment and development of cooperation between the states in line with the requirements of the modern era, and preparation of joint action mechanisms for addressing the issues that concern humanity.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Akinci, and state officials from Kuwait, Poland, Qatar, Malaysia and a number of other countries also attend this year’s forum.

Azerbaijan is represented by President’s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov at the event.

The two-day summit will continue with panel sessions.

Sabir Shakhtakhti, 

Special Correspondent