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No: 84, 1 April 2019, Press Release Regarding the Visit of Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to the United States on the Occasion of the NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey will visit the United States to participate in the NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Washington D.C. on 3-4 April 2019, to be held on the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the Alliance.

At the meeting, Allied Ministers of Foreign Affairs will discuss the importance of the Transatlantic bond as well as of allied solidarity and coherence. They are also expected to underline the significance of preserving NATO’s ability to respond to contemporary security challenges, building on past experiences.

During his visit to the United States, Minister Çavuşoğlu will hold bilateral meetings in Washington, D.C. and gather with Turkish-American community, business circles, local authorities as well as representatives of the Muslim community in New York, Miami and North Carolina.

Minister Çavuşoğlu will also participate in the UN General Assembly meeting and address the Assembly on the occasion of the presentation of a resolution upon the initiative of a group of countries led by Turkey to condemn the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand against Muslims and to take necessary measures against such acts.