World Bulletin/News Desk
The issue of creating a free trade zone by Turkic speaking countries will be discussed during the Baku summit of the heads of states from Turkic speaking countries, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking countries (TURKPA) Ramil Hasanov told Trend on Saturday.
According to him, this issue is on the agenda.
"If the heads of states adopt a common decision on this issue, TURKPA will take concrete steps to legalize them," Hasanov said.
It should be noted that, the issues such as abolition of customs duties between member states of the structure, as well as the project for creation of free trade zones were discussed during the meeting of the TURKPA Commission on Economic, Trade and Financial Affairs this year.
The summit of the heads of states of TURKSOY, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of this structure, will be held in Baku on 15-16 August.
TURKPA was established in 2009, in Baku, the secretariat of the organization is also located in Baku. The secretariat of the organization is constituted of secretary general, his deputies from Turkey and Kazakhstan and an expert group.
The members of TURKPA are: Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
The main goal of TURKPA is the mutual support of Turkic-speaking countries in international organizations, exchange of experience of legislative work, preservation of the language, culture and history of the Turkic-speaking countries, the strengthening of political, economic and cultural ties between member-states of the organization.Last Mod: 27 Temmuz 2013, 14:29