Turkish FM to travel to Paris for anti-chemical weapons meeting


Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will travel to Paris on Jan. 23 for the launch of a new partnership against chemical weapons, the Foreign Ministry said on Jan. 22.

Çavuşoğlu is set to take part in a meeting launching the International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons to be hosted by French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, the ministry said in a statement.

Çavuşoğlu is also expected to hold bilateral talks on the issue, the statement added.

More than 29 countries will attend the Paris conference in order to “endorse a series of commitments aimed at strengthening their cooperation in the fight against impunity for those who use or develop chemical weapons,” according to a French Foreign Ministry statement.


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