Jean-Yves Le Drian

FM Çavuşoğlu meets with UN chief ahead of high-level week

Top Turkish diplomat Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met on Sept. 17 with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the international body prepares to host leaders from across the world next week.

Çavuşoğlu said his meeting with the U.N. chief focused on a number of regional and international issues, including Cyprus, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and climate change.

Ankara aims to strengthen relations with Paris: FM Çavuşoğlu

The Turkish and French foreign ministers on June 7 discussed "multidimensional relations and regional and international issues" in Paris, said Turkey's top diplomat.

"We discussed our multidimensional relations and regional and international issues with my French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian," Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter after the meeting.

Çavuşoglu is “flirting” with the French and Erdogan with Biden

Mevlüt Çavuşoglu's presence in Paris and his meeting today with his counterpart, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, is not an isolated event or a bolt out of the blue. After all, Ankara knows that if it manages to reconnect with the French, it will remove the most important "thorn" in its relations with the EU as a whole.