Turkish foreign policy multi-dimensional, proactive: ambassador

The Turkish ambassador in Washington said Turkey was cited more in regional and global politics.

Turkish foreign policy multi-dimensional, proactive: ambassador

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkish Ambassador in Washington Namik Tan said that Turkey was carrying out a multi-dimensional and proactive foreign policy, thus, it was cited more in regional and global politics.

Turkey is seen as an active participant in regional and global order in political, economic and cultural aspects, added Tan who spoke at a panel discussion in Washington.

Tan defined Turkish-US cooperation as a "model partnership", and said that it was a share of democracy and freedom values by a global and a regional power.

He noted that Turkey and the US were side by side in the fight against nuclear armament, smuggling and terrorism.

Tan added that Turkey and US were also cooperating in many regional issues such as Arab Spring, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Caucasus and Balkans.

Tan said that the two countries could also work together in energy, joint initiatives in third countries, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Tan noted that the number of Turks in the US exceeded 300,000. 

Last Mod: 27 Nisan 2013, 09:52
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