Turkey – Mongolia Political Relations
Diplomatic relations between Turkey and Mongolia was founded on 24th of June 1969. Relations that have begun to develop since the 1990s have gained momentum with the opening of the Embassy in Ulaanbaatar in 1996 and the opening of Mongolian Embassy in Ankara in 1997; more than a hundred bilateral agreements signed so far have strengthened the courtesy of the relations.
Mongolia is home to the oldest known Turkish inscription known as Orhun Abideler. Our country, with its roots, attaches special importance to the Turkish-Mongol relations that existed centuries ago and is endeavoring to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries.
Mongolia has adopted the same approach and adopted in 2011, “Foreign Policy Concept” in the US, EU, Japan, South Korea and India, along with Turkey as well “He mentioned third neighbour” as.
Our President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Mongolia on 11-12 April 2013 as Prime Minister. The last bilateral visit at the presidential level was held in 2004 by Mongolia’s former President Natsagiun Bagabandi.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Cavusoglu visited Mongolia on 11-13 April 2015. The visit since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Mongolia in the last 46 years, has been held at Foreign Minister level first official visit to Mongolia from Turkey. At the time, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Tserenpiliyn Gombosuren visited our country in 1992.
Cemil Çiçek, President of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, visited the Mongolia on 23-26 June 2014 and the Minister of National Defence, Mr. İsmet Yılmaz, on 25-26 September 2014.
The visit of Mongolian Minister of Defence B. Bat-Erdene on March 28-29, 2013, Mongolian Parliament’s President Zandaakhüügiin Enkhbold, the official visit by Mongolia on October 10-13, 2013, and the vow of the President of Bat-Erdene on August 28, 2014 the subsidiary has recently formed high-level contacts with Mongolia from my country.
Turkey-Mongolia Joint Economic Commission (JEC) meeting last, has been carried out in 2013 is expected to be held in Ankara in 2018 following the JEC meeting.
Our country’s Ambassador to the Ulanbator Muhittin Ahmet Yazal, Mongolia’s Ambassador to Ankara is Ravdan Bold.
Turkey in 2019 with the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia will be celebrated.
Turkey – Uzbekistan’s Political Relations
Turkey recognized the independence of Uzbekistan was the first country in the December 16, 1991, and on March 4, 1992 between the two countries established diplomatic relations. Up to 2017, over 90 bilateral agreements and protocols have been signed with this country in order to establish the legal basis for relations, and a large number of high level visits have been made mutually.
Uzbekistan is in an important position for regional peace and stability with its population approaching 30 million, geostrategic position, deep-rooted history, rich cultural values and economic potential. Turkey, sister attaches great importance to the development in all areas of cooperation between Uzbekistan and Turkey and to advance the field of power relations of close ties between the Uzbek people are willing to maintain.
Our bilateral trade volume with Uzbekistan was $ 1.24 billion in 2016. Currently, there are a total of about 500 Turkish companies operating in textile, contracting, food, hospitality, construction materials and plastic, pharmaceutical and service sectors, 100 of which are representatives in the country.
Shevket Mirziyoyev won the presidential election on 4 December 2016 after the loss of his life on 2 September 2016 by President Kerimov of Uzbekistan with 88.6% of the votes. Our President has visited Uzbekistan on 17-18 November 2016 and Uzbekistan President Mirziyoyev has made an official visit to my country on 25 October 2017. Within the framework of our last visit, 25 different documents were signed among our countries in various fields. Our bilateral relations are rapidly evolving in each area, and mutual high-level visit traffic is expected to continue.