Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Turkish, Russian top diplomats discuss bilateral relations

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Dec. 2 discussed bilateral relations and regional challenges with Russian top diplomat Sergey Lavrov in Stockholm.

In the meeting, our bilateral relations and regional developments including Syria, Libya, Ukraine and the Caucasus were discussed, according to a statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry. 

Top Turkish, US diplomats discuss bilateral relations

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed bilateral relations on the sidelines of NATO foreign ministers' meeting in Latvia's capital Riga on Dec. 1. 

Çavuşoğlu paid a visit to Latvia to attend the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting in Riga on 30 November-1 December 2021 and to hold a number of bilateral meetings with his counterparts.

FM Çavuşoğlu attends Council of Ministers meeting, ECO summit

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is in Turkmenistan to attend the 25th Meeting of the Council of Ministers and 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and to hold bilaterals on Nov. 26-28.

Çavuşoğlu on Nov. 26 met with Turkmenistan's Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov. The minister discussed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit and the ECO summit.

Turkish foreign minister meets European Commission vice president

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met on Nov. 18 with European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas in Turkey's capital Ankara to discuss regional issues. 

"We discussed with Schinas irregular migration issues in our region, including in Belarus," Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter.

Turkey urges all parties to support Lebanese gov’t to hold elections on time

All parties should support the Lebanese government to hold general elections on time, the Turkish foreign minister said on Nov. 16.

"Everyone needs to support the government to find solutions to the crises in Lebanon and to hold the general elections on time," Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told reporters during a joint news conference with his Lebanese counterpart Abdallah Bou Habib.

Turkey to continue supporting Lebanon's economic stability: FM

Turkey will continue its steadfast support for Lebanon's economic stability, the nation's foreign minister said on a visit to the capital Beirut on Nov. 15.

Paying an official visit to Lebanon to meet with the new government, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter that his first talks in the country were with Amin Salam, the economy and trade minister.

Turkic grouping to change its name to Organization of Turkic States: Turkish FM

Amid other changes to boost their institution, the grouping of Turkic countries will change its name to the Organization of Turkic States, Turkey's foreign minister said on Nov. 11.

Addressing fellow foreign ministers of the Turkic Council ahead of a leaders' summit on Friday, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu welcomed Turkmenistan, which has attended the council as an observer state.