Turkey's PM to visit Brazil, Argentina, Chile

Erdogan will pay a formal visit to Brazil, Argentina and Chile between May 25 and June 1.

Turkey's PM to visit Brazil, Argentina, Chile

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay formal visits to Brazil, Argentina and Chile in May 25 and June 1, 2010.

Prime Ministry Press Center issued a statement and said Erdogan will attend third forum of the Alliance of Civilizations that would be organized in Rio de Janeiro between May 28 and 29, 2010.

These visits will the the first of its kind in prime ministerial level.

The visits aim to deepen Turkey's developing cooperation opportunities with the countries in Latin America and the Caribbeans.

Erdogan is scheduled to meet Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and exchange views on daily international and regional matters within the scope of bilateral relations, G-20, and United Nations Security Council membership.

Several agreements which will be road map to future steps that would be taken in relations between Turkey and Brazil are also expected to be signed.

Erdogan will meet Michel Elias Temer, President of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil and later formally inaugurate Turkey's Consulate General in Sao Paulo.

Erdogan is also expected to meet Turkish citizens living in Brazil and visit Brazilian Oil Company PetroBras, which carried out joint oil research activities with Turkey's TPAO in the Black Sea.

Turkish prime minister will proceed to Rio de Janeiro on May 27, 2010 to attend Third Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations which will take place in May 28 and 29, 2010.

Erdogan will address the opening of the forum and attend lunch which will be hosted by Brazilian President Silva.

Erdogan will proceed from Brazil to Argentina where 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations would be marked.

On May 31, Erdogan will meet Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and sign "Air Transportation" and "Cooperation on Customs" agreements.

On June 1, Erdogan will proceed to Chile and meet President Sebastian Pinera within the scope of formal talks.

The two leaders are expected to take up bilateral economic and commercial relations within the scope of Free Trade Agreement signed in July 2009.

Erdogan will return to Turkey on June 2, 2010.


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