World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced that a conference titled "From Balkan Wars to Balkan Peace" will be held in Istanbul on October 18 and 19, 2012.
A statement released by Turkish MFA on Tuesday said that the conference will be organized as part of the 100th anniversary of the Balkan wars at Istanbul Hilton Convention Center.
The conference, in which ministers of several Balkan countries are also expected to participate, will be hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey.
While Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will be delivering the opening speech of the event, the other attending ministers are also expected to make their statements on the occasion.
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