Russia's Putin in Turkey for Asian conference

Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Qatar, Vietnam, Ukraine and USA and the United Nations, OSCE and League of Arab States are observers.

Russia's Putin in Turkey for Asian conference

The Russian prime minister arrived in Istanbul early on Tuesday for an Asian conference.

Russia's Premier Vladimir Putin will attend Conference on Interaction and Confidence-building Measures in Asia (CICA) to begin in this city later on Tuesday.

CICA is an inter-governmental security forum in Asia which was initiated by Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev in 1992.

The first CICA summit was held in 2002.

CICA Member States include Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Palestine, Republic of Korea, Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan.

Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Qatar, Vietnam, Ukraine and USA and the United Nations, OSCE and League of Arab States are observers.

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