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The 6th annual Ambassadors' Conference will be chaired by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu between January 13 and 19 in the cities of Ankara, Adana and Mersin with the participation of Turkish ambassadors serving overseas.
According to a Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement, the conference with the theme "Strong Democracy, Dynamic Economy, Effective Diplomacy" will start with a visit to Anitkabir, the mausoleum of the Republic of Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara, and will officially commence with a speech by Davutoglu.
Besides representatives from agencies and organizations which work alongside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, foreign guests will again be invited to this year's conference.
President of Slovenia Borut Pahor and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Iyad Madani will participate in the sessions in capital Ankara where they will address the ambassadors. In addition, former OIC secretary general Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu will attend the dinner during which Davutoglu will meet with the foreign ministry family.
Davutoglu will deliver speeches on Turkish foreign policy at the sessions in Adana and Mersin.
Having become a tradition after being held for the first time in 2008, the Ambassadors' Conference focuses on assessing Turkey's foreign policy and international relations, determining future strategies, and coordinating with agencies and organizations which play a role in the implementation of Turkish foreign policy.Last Mod: 12 Ocak 2014, 15:53