Axar.az
UP
18 February 2018


Turkey gains membership to UN regional economic bloc

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Turkey’s membership to the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) was formally approved during a meeting in New York on Tuesday, according to the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday.

Axar.az reports citing on Anadolu Agency, the ECLAC, founded in 1948, is one of five regional commissions of UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) that aims to “contribute to the development of Latin American countries and to harmonize their economic policies”.

Turkey had applied for membership to ECLAC on Feb. 1, 2016, during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Chile; Turkey’s application was accepted on Jan. 30, 2017.

“We welcome the formal approval of Turkey’s membership to the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean [ECLAC] at the UN Economic and Social Council [ECOSOC] meeting yesterday in New York,” the ministry said in a statement.

The membership shows the importance Turkey gives to Latin America and the Caribbean, the statement said, adding that Turkey’s strategy toward the countries in the region aims at elevating their bilateral relations in all levels, including the establishment of institutional ties.

Date
2017.07.26 / 13:12
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

'We have given terrorist organizations the Ottoman slap'

Turkey calls on Washington to take steps against PKK

Rockets from terrorist PYD/PKK in Syria hit Turkey

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground - Updated

Blast at agricultural plant in France leaves 2 killed

Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

Kosovo celebrates 10 years of independence from Serbia

European Commission President: We can't rely only on NATO

Buddhist Jokhang temple in Tibet's capital catches fire - Video

German FM urges closer dialogue with Turkey

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla