Syria Peace Talks in Geneva


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The next round of talks between Syria’s government and the opposition will be held in Geneva on Nov. 28, with the United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura saying that this round of talks should focus on the drafting of a new constitution and on a path toward United Nations-verified elections.

The 33rd Meeting of COMCEC

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The 33rd Meeting of COMCEC chaired by the President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN will be held at Istanbul Congress Center on November 20-23, 2017 with the participation of the delegations at ministerial level from the OIC members and observers along with the representatives of OIC General Secretariat, OIC affiliated institutions and some other international organizations.

Next round of Astana talks on Syria


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Fresh talks on the Syria conflict will be held in Astana at the end of the month, Kazakhstan said Thursday, as part of a Turkey-backed push to end the six-year conflict.

The two-day meeting, which will take place Oct. 30-31 in the Kazakh capital, will be the seventh round of negotiations this year that are co-sponsored by regime backers Russia and Iran and opposition supporter Turkey.

Turkey celebrates its National Day


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People in Turkey celebrate Republic Day on October 29 by attending performances and participating in traditional processions with flags and musical bands. The Turkish Republic’s founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk proclaimed Republic Day as Turkey’s most important holiday.

Many people go to local stadiums on October 29 to watch performances dedicated to Republic Day in Turkey. Such performances usually consist of theater sketches, poetry readings and traditional Turkish dances.

Turkish-Egyptian Economic Forum


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The first Turkey-Egypt Business Forum will be held on Nov. 26 in Istanbul, in an attempt to revive bilateral economic and trade ties that have been put on hold since the 2013 military coup in Egypt.

The forum will be held jointly by the Turkish-Egyptian Business Council of the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK), the Turkish-Egyptian Businessmen’s Association (TUMIAD) and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA).

Two meetings will be held on different dates in Istanbul and Konya, and more than 100 businessmen from Egypt will join the forum.

D-8 Summit in Istanbul


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“Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Developing Eight” and subsequently “D-8 Summit” will be held on 19-20 October, 2017.

D-8, also known as Developing-8, is an organization for development cooperation among the following countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.

The establishment of D-8 was announced officially through the Istanbul Declaration of Summit of Heads of State/Government on June 15, 1997.

Saudi king to make historic visit to Russia

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As a part of the fresh bilateral efforts to further strengthen the bilateral ties, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will make a historic visit to Russia on October 4-7. The very first visit of a Saudi King (Salman Al Saud) to Russia will be historic, since, as Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir said, that would demonstrate the scale of the dialogue between the two states.

ILO Meeting 2017

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Turkey will host in Istanbul the 10th European Regional Meeting (ERM) on 2-5 October 2017.  The ERM takes place every four years and is meant to bring together tripartite constituents – Governments, Employers and Workers – from the 51 countries of the Region with the aim of exchanging views on economic and social issues in the region as well as on the ILO’s regional priorities. The discussions during the 10th ERM should in particular focus on the drivers of change, opportunities and implications for the future of work in the region.

Istanbul Finance Summit takes place in Turkey


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The İstanbul Finance Summit, organized by the IFS Liaison Bureau will take place from 27th September to 28th September 2017 at the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center in Istanbul, Turkey.

The conference will cover areas like Finance.

Syria Peace talks in Astana


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The next round of talks between Russia, Turkey and Iran on settling the Syrian civil conflict will take place in Kazakhstan on Sept. 14-15 and focus on forces that the three nations plan to deploy there, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Kazakhstan hosts the talks which have in the past few months focused on establishing de-escalation zones in Syria.