Turkey starts work to join Arab Parliament as observer

We have taken a decision so that Turkey joins the Arab Parliament as an observer, Mercan said.

Turkey starts work to join Arab Parliament as observer

Turkish Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee Chairperson Murat Mercan said Sunday a decision was taken during the Turkish-Arab Parliamentarians Dialogue meeting on the launching of works so that Turkey joins the Arab Parliament as an observer.

Mercan said that the second meeting of Turkish-Arab Parliamentarians Dialogue would take place in Kuwait and the meeting would focus on issues such as the Cyprus problem and sweeping off nuclear weapons from the Middle East.

Speaking to the AA, Mercan said that Turkey had recently become a member of the Arab League as an observer.

We have taken a decision so that Turkey joins the Arab Parliament as an observer, Mercan underlined.

The 22 Arab countries in the Arab League have each four representatives in the Arab Parliament, Mercan said.

Touching on the issue of Israel, Mercan said that Israel should give up its present policy and has to solve problems by peaceful means.


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Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Ağustos 2010, 10:01

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