Press Release Regarding The Participation Of Foreign Minister H.e. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu In The 24th African Union Summit To Be Held In Addis Ababa , 28.01.2015
No: 37, 28
observer member of the African Union since 2005 and its strategic partner since
2008, pays special attention to participate at high level in the AU Summit
meetings which are held in January and June every year and where African
affairs are discussed.
The 24th of the
Summit meetings will be held on 30-31 January 2015 in Addis Ababa and provide
an opportunity for closely reviewing the developments in Africa and for
bilateral talks with the leaders of the African countries. A delegation headed
by Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will participate in the
Summit which will have the theme of "Women’s Empowerment and Development
towards Africa's Agenda 2063”.
Minister Çavuşoğlu is expected to attend the opening session of the Summit and
exchange views with his counterparts, particularly the officials of African
Union on bilateral and regional issues. The Summit will also give the
opportunity to discuss the outcomes of the Second Turkey-Africa Partnership
Summit held in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, on 19-21 November 2014
with the African partners.
As confirmed in
the documents adopted in the Second Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, Turkey
will continue to further develop its relations with the African Union within
the context of its increasingly deepening partnership, and contribute to the
efforts for integration and development of the Continent as well as the
solution of problems encountered by the Continent.