Meeting between Ambassador Lamberto Zannier, OSCE Secretary General and Mr. Ramil Hasanov, TURKPA Secretary General.
September 20, 2012

Bilateral meeting between Ambassador Lamberto Zannier, OSCE Secretary General and Mr. Ramil Hasanov, TURKPA Secretary General was held on 20 September 2012 in the OSCE Secretariat.

OSCE Secretary General extended his gratitude to TURKPA Secretary General for his speech and participation at the OSCE Permanent Council and expressed his satisfaction with the strengthening and development of cooperation between two organizations. At the same time Mr. Lamberto Zannier stressed that TURKPA will be the platform in strengthening relations with Central Asia, Afghanistan and other countries in the Eurasian part of the OSCE region. Mr. Zannier and Mr. Hasanov positively assessed regional cooperation among the TURKPA member countries and Afghanistan, as well as their role in promoting long term security and stability in Afghanistan.

TURKPA Secretary General expressed his special gratitude to the OSCE Secretary General for sincere reception and noted that parliamentary diplomacy, as part of the global dialogue, could be used as an effective platform in resolving existing conflicts.

At the same time, Mr. Ramil Hasanov stressed that TURKPA member countries continue their efforts in restoration of peace in Afghanistan, settlement of the conflicts and TURKPA in this direction is always ready for cooperation with the leading international organizations such as the OSCE.

At the end of the meeting, OSCE Secretary General was presented a special memory souvenir by TURKPA Secretary General.