FMs Of Three Countries Pakistan Turkey Azerbaijan Attend Trilateral Meeting In Islamabad, Tomorrow

Meeting of Foreign Ministers of 2 countries with Pakistan


According to the press statement by the Foreign Office, The foreign ministers of Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan will meet for the second Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan Trilateral Meeting on January 13, said on Tuesday.

Conference Of the heart of Asia

According to the statement emerged by Turkish Foreign Ministry, Cavusoglu will also attend the 7th ministerial conference of the Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process on Afghanistan on Nov. 30.

Second Trilateral Meeting

Second trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Pakistan-Turkey-Azerbaijan will be held in Islamabad tomorrow to exchange views on global and regional issues and possibilities of amplified cooperation in all areas of common interest.

The Istanbul Process that was accustomed with Turkey’s efforts at the “Istanbul Conference for Afghanistan” held on Nov. 2, 2011 aims to “reinforce regional cooperation and unity in order to support Afghanistan in every field”.

Discuss various Issues

The foreign ministers will discuss various issues including “new and emerging threats to regional peace and security”, challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change. The FM’s of Pakistan Turkey and Azerbaijan will also discuss that measures that should be taken to achieve development targets.

Exchange Views on Global Issues

The Three countries will exchange views on global and regional issues, including new and emerging threats to regional peace and security, address challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic, environment and Climate Change and to achieve economic development targets.

Explore Possibilities of Deepening Trilateral Cooperation

The three countries will also explore possibilities of deepening trilateral cooperation in all areas of common interest, including peace and security, trade and investment, science and technology, education and cultural cooperation, the press release stated.

The first trilateral meeting between the three countries was held in Baku in 2017.

Turkish Foreign Minister

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is arriving in Islamabad on a three-day visit today.

During his visit, Cavusoglu will also hold bilateral talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and call on Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi. According to the FO, it would be Cavusoglu’s third visit during the last two and half years.

Minister’s Statement

“14 regional countries including Turkey and other countries supporting the process as well as the representatives of regional and international organizations will participate in the upcoming Seventh Session of the Ministerial Conference of the Istanbul Process to be co-chaired by Afghanistan and Azerbaijan,” the ministry said.

Azerbaijan Foreign Minister

Azerbaijan FM Jeyhun Bayramov, who is visiting on the invitation of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, will arrive on a two-day trip tomorrow. This will be the first bilateral visit from Azerbaijan at foreign minister level since 2010, an FO press release stated.