At the Dubrovnik Forum held in the coastal city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, Turkey’s role in multilateral cooperation and stabilization was emphasized.
In his address to the committee, Deputy Foreign Minister Mehmet Kemal Bozay stated that Turkey had established a high-level dialogue with the European Union and cooperated in the fields of energy, agriculture, transportation, health and climate. He also stressed that Türkiye has the ability to export green hydrogen to Europe and the importance of agriculture. Issues such as the war in Ukraine, the changing world order and the recent situation in the Western Balkans were also discussed within the scope of the forum.
Held for the 16th time this year, the Dubrovnik Forum was held in the port city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Within the scope of the forum organized under the theme “Finding Direction in Global Change”, Deputy Foreign Minister and Director of the European Union Ambassador Mehmet Kemal Bozay, “The Irregular World Order: How to Ensure Stability in World Politics?” He attended the session as a speaker.
In his speech here, Bozai mentioned that reconciliation is the only solution for all and said, “If there is no multi-cooperation, regionalization occurs and this brings protection. Protection can also lead to isolation. This is not the situation we need.” He said.
Stressing the importance of cooperation rather than building iron walls, Bozay said, “Turkey has established a high level of dialogue with the European Union, especially in the fields of energy, agriculture, transportation, invention, health and climate.” He said.
Stating that Turkey has the capacity to export 10 million tons of green hydrogen to Europe by 2030, Bozay said, “The grain corridor showed how important agriculture is. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also met President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul yesterday. He used the phrases.
Emphasis on the “multiple cooperation” of Bozai
Bozay explained that Turkey’s advanced railways connect many countries, “As a result of joint work with some European companies, we are developing drones that can fly for 80 minutes with hydrogen tanks to be used for agricultural purposes.” He said.
Bozay stated that they are also working with the European Union on climate, and that these experiences can be shared in other countries in view of the multiple cooperation.
Stating that creationism is a dangerous concept, Bozay said, “Now I think we all have a golden opportunity and we should all use it well. If we cannot solve our problems, we go to abstraction. Turkey will continue to make its best contributions to solving problems.” He said.
Deputy Minister Bozay also exchanged views on bilateral relations, European Union issues and other ongoing regional and international issues during the meetings he will hold with his interlocutors within the scope of the forum. Bozay was accompanied by Türkiye’s ambassador to Zagreb, Yavuz Selim Kiran.
The forum hosted by Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, and attended by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, and US Special Representative for the Western Balkans Gabriel. Escobar and the Belgrade-Pristina European Dialogue, as attended by Special Representative Miroslav Lajcak and foreign ministers of the countries of the region.
Within the scope of the forum that will end today, issues such as the war in Ukraine, the changing world order and the recent situation in the Western Balkans were discussed.
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