Antalya Diplomacy Forum starts in Turkey
The Forum starts Friday in the Turkish city of Antalya. Many international officials and academics will be participating in it, and it will include a meeting that brings together representatives of Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Turkey.
The Antalya Diplomacy Forum will start Friday in the Turkish city of Antalya, with the participation of a number of state leaders, Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Prime Ministers, and academics.
The forum will discuss regional and international crises and conflicts and ways to solve political, security, and economic problems. The forum will kick off with a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, followed by dialogue sessions and discussions that will continue until Sunday.
Al Mayadeen correspondent reported that a tripartite Turkish-Iranian-Pakistani meeting would be held with Afghan participation to discuss the latest developments in the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan and the expected Turkish role after foreign forces withdraw from it.
Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu explained earlier that the aim of organizing the Antalya Diplomacy Forum is to "strengthen his country's role in the field, at the negotiating table and in the intellectual fields," adding that the forum, which will be held under the slogan "Innovative Diplomacy: New Era, New Approaches," It will also witness many bilateral meetings between the participants.
Iranian Ministry Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said that Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who will participate in the forum, will explain "the Republic of Iran's doctrine and policies regarding relations with its neighbors."