Nov 07, 2019 20:18 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Nov 15, 2019 21:45 Asia/Tehran]
  • Iranian Foreign Minister heads to Turkey to attend ECO meeting
    Iranian Foreign Minister heads to Turkey to attend ECO meeting

Iran's Foreign Minister is going to travel to Turkey to take part in the 24th of the ECO meeting, said Iran' s Foreign Ministry Spokesman.

Iran Press/Iran News: Iran's s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif is going to attend the Economic Cooperation Organization 's meeting in Turkey, the spokesman for Ministry of Foreign affairs Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said on Thursday.

According to Iran Press, Mousavi also went on to say that the 24th edition of the ECO meeting will be held on Saturday, November 9 in The Turkish city of Antalya.

Turkey will host a two-day meeting of the Senior Officials and Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, the country's Foreign Ministry said Thursday. 

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will chair the 24th ECO Council of Ministers Meeting to be held Friday and will work to transform the inter-governmental regional platform into a more effective, result and project-oriented organization, according to a ministry statement.

The Council of Ministers is the highest policy and decision-making body of ECO and meets in regular, informal and extraordinary sessions.

Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan hold ECO membership.

Established as Regional Cooperation for Development in 1964 by Iran, Pakistan, and Turkey, the organization was renamed as ECO in 1985.205/219

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