Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan summit to meet on Friday

Istanbul is set to host the 5th Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan tripartite summit on Friday.

Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan summit to meet on Friday

Istanbul is set to host the 5th Turkey-Afghanistan-Pakistan tripartite summit on Friday.

The meeting is expected to bring forth some concrete results and decisions.

The three leaders are expected to take decisions for setting up a direct video conference call system between the presidents of the three countries, launching a joint emergency exercise against natural disasters as well as establishment of a joint platform aiming to bring together scholars from Turkey, Pakistan and Afghanistan, it was reported.

A Framework Agreement aiming to enhance the capacity of the three countries to cooperate, as well as agreements for establishment of a Counter-Terrorism Excellency Center, cooperation between the police departments of the three countries and cooperation in counter-narcotics will also be signed during the meeting.

First time since the tripartite mechanism was launched in 2007, an Interior Ministers meeting will be held tomorrow. Also Foreign Ministers and Chambers of Commerce of the three countries will get together tomorrow. A report compiled by the intelligence organizations of the three countries will be submitted to the Summit.

A final declaration will be issued after the Summit.

President Abdullah Gul, Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu are expected to hold bilateral meetings with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zerdari.


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