Turkish MPs from US Friendship Group to visit USA

Members of Turkish-U.S. Parliamentary Friendship Group will be in the United States from January 29 to February 6, and hold talks in Atlanta and Washington D.C.

Turkish MPs from US Friendship Group to visit USA

Turkish lawmakers will pay a visit to the United States.

Members of Turkish-U.S. Parliamentary Friendship Group will be in the United States from January 29 to February 6, and hold talks in Atlanta and Washington D.C.

The delegation headed by Suat Kiniklioglu, the deputy chairman of the ruling Justice & Development (AK) Party for foreign affairs, will participate in a conference at the Kennesaw State University in Atlanta on "Alliance of Civilizations: Turkey at the Crossroads of Cultures" on January 29-31.

The visit is important for it will be the first contact between the Turkish and U.S. authorities after the new administration took office in the United States.

The delegation is to meet U.S. congressmen and some other members of the U.S. administration in Washington D.C. from January 2 to 6.

Turkish lawmakers will also deliver speeches in think-tanks and meet representatives of Jewish organizations.

The delegation will also include Cuneyt Yuksel, the deputy chairman of the AK Party for political and legal affairs, and Mithat Melen, an MP from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).


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