Turkish ambassadors to convene for annual conference
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry will hold the 10th annual ambassadors’ conference on August 12-17 under the theme “entrepreneurial and humanitarian foreign policy in the presidential government system.”
“Mr. President’s instructions will be taken, the developments and trends related to our foreign policy will be reviewed, current testing and opportunities will be discussed and our priorities for the next round will be evaluated at the conference,” a written statement by the ministry said on Aug. 10.
The conference will take place in Ankara. The ambassadors will gather in the Central Anatolian province of Konya for the last meeting.
The ambassadors will meet President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Parliament Speaker Binali Yıldırım to receive instructions. Members of the cabinet will deliver speeches to the ambassadors.
“Our ambassadors will also be informed about the functioning and working methods of the presidential government system and about innovations in the construction of our state organization,” said the ministry, noting that the topics of economy and security will also be on the agenda.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Slovakian Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak, whose ministry is holding the term presidency of the U.N. General Assembly, and Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed will attend the conference.