Eurasia will play key role for new world: Turkish President Gül
ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
The summit works for further partnership opportunities for the region and the world, says Turkish President Abdullah Gül. The role of the Eurasia region is on the rise, the president says. DAILY NEWS photo / Emrah GÜRELTurkish President Abdullah Gül has stated that he believes countries in Eurasia will play an important role in shaping the new global structure.
In his message to the 16th Eurasia Economic Summit in Istanbul yesterday, Gül noted that the summit, which would discuss the new global structures and cover the topics of women’s role in development and assess the economic, political, energy, health, educational and cultural fields of the Eurasia region, would study opportunities for further regional and international cooperation.
The Turkish president drew attention to the position of the Eurasian geography, stating that the importance of the region’s future role could not be denied with the power balance shifting from West to East and from North to the South.
Gül said the summit would help facilitate regional and international cooperation, describing the event as “an important platform” and particularly noting that the focus subject of the event, “Uni-polar or multi-polar world?” was the right subject to discuss in these times.