Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to travel to meeting of Turkic Council; he will also have talks with Turkish head of state Erdogan
09. 11. 2022.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will travel to Samarkand in Uzbekistan where he will attend the ninth summit of the Organization of Turkic States; he will also have bilateral talks with the heads of Turkic states, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI.

The Prime Minister will be accompanied on his trip by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, Minister for Economic Development Márton Nagy, Balázs Orbán, the Prime Minister’s political director and some 60 members of the Hungarian business community who will attend the programmes of the Uzbek-Hungarian business forum in Samarkand.

Members of the Organization of Turkic States include Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan; Hungary and Turkmenistan joined the organisation in the status of observers.

The press chief said, in addition to topical international political affairs, the attendees of the Samarkand summit will also discuss economic, trade and transport issues.

In the coming days, Mr Orbán will hold bilateral talks with his Turkic partners, including President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Turkish head of state Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Mr Havasi reported.