Leaders of the Turkic Council will hold an extraordinary summit in a format of videoconference today.
Report says, the summit is dedicated to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and held on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States
Leaders of five Turkic Council member states will take part in the videoconference including Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The event will also be attended by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Turkic Council Secretary General Baghdad Amreyev and the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Presidents will discuss measures taken at the national level on fighting against coronavirus pandemic, development of multilateral cooperation in healthcare and solving common problems caused by COVID-19 outbreak in the region. They will also hold discussions on ways to overcome the negative impact of the deadly infection on the national and global economies.
The leaders are expected to adopt a joint declaration at the end of the summit.