OTS Secretary General addressed the CICA Summit

OTS Secretary General addressed the CICA Summit
Secretary General of the Organization of Turkic States H.E. Baghdad Amreyev participated in the 6th Summit of CICA which took place on 13 October 2022 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Chaired by the President of Kazakhstan H.E. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the CICA Summit was attended by President of Azerbaijan H.E. Ilham Aliyev, President of Kyrgyzstan H.E. Sadyr Japarov, President of Turkiye H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Uzbekistan H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Belarus H.E. Aleksandr Lukashenko, President of Iran H.E. Ebrahim Raisi, President of Palestine H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, President of Russia H.E. Vladimir Putin, President of Tajikistan H.E. Emomali Rahmon, Emir of Qatar H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Prime Minister of Pakistan H.E. Shehbaz Sharif, Vice President of China H.E. Wang Qishan, Vice President of Vietnam H.E. Vo Thi Anh Xuan, Deputy Prime Ministers, Ministers, Ambassadors and heads of international organizations. Secretary General of the United Nations H.E. António Guterres delivered his video address to the participants.
In his keynote address, President Tokayev stated that despite the ongoing geopolitical challenges the CICA continues developing dynamically and expanding the horizons of cooperation among its participants.
He also stressed that Kazakhstan, as presiding country of CICA, intends to further promote dialogue and cooperation aimed at mutual trust and security in Asia.
Following the address of President Tokayev, the Heads of State/Government of the CICA participating states addressed the participants.  In this framework the Heads of State of the OTS Member States, that are party to CICA, also delivered their speeches.
In his address President Aliyev emphasized that Azerbaijan significantly contributes to the development of the East-West and North-South transportation corridors.
President Japarov noted that within the framework of CICA, the Kyrgyz side is ready for the practical implementation of the provisions of the Statement of Leaders on Cooperation in the field of ICT security and their use.
President Erdogan underlined that the global security architecture should be reshaped with a new understanding that is more just, equitable and inclusive.
President Mirziyoyev called to pay a special attention to the situation in Afghanistan, that on the background of other acute international challenges, began fading.
Secretary General Amreyev in his address to the Summit, expressed the OTS’s support to the proposal on CICA’s transformation into an international organization, taking into account that CICA is the only pan-Asian platform aimed at enhancing peace, security and stability in entire Asian continent as well as the fact that all Member States of the OTS are active members in CICA.
Adoption of Astana Statement on CICA Transformation became one of the key outcomes of the CICA summit.
On the margins of the summit Secretary General held a number of bilateral meetings with high-level participants to discuss the ongoing and perspective cooperation with the OTS
NEWS DATE: 14.10.2022