Turkic Council leaders to hold video summit on fight against coronavirus
Leaders of the Turkic Council will hold an extraordinary summit in a format of videoconference today. 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.
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 Erdogan, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The event will be also attended by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Turkic Council Secretary General Baghdad Amreyev and the WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
The leaders are expected to adopt a joint declaration at the end of the summit.