Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States (CCTS, Turkic Council) changed its name to the Organization of Turkic States. This was announced on Friday by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan following the results of the VIII summit in Istanbul of the CCTS member countries.


President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov took part in the ceremony of raising the flag of Kyrgyzstan on the occasion of the opening of the new headquarters of the Secretariat of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States (CCTS) in Istanbul, Turkey.


Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEİK) will continue to work to strengthen and develop relations between Turkmenistan and Turkey, Chairman of DEİK’s Turkey-Turkmenistan Business Council Halil Avci said during the webinar titled “Turkmenistan's Market and Trade Opportunities”.

Turkish Airlines plans to resume flights to Turkmenistan on July 1. This is reported on the website Turizm Guncel.
According to this information, at the first stage, Turkish planes will fly to 70 countries. The first country with which Turkey will resume air service on June 1 will be the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

The longest export train departed from Turkey to Central second time, reports “Ihlas” news agency. It was stated that, the train belongs to international cargo company “Arkas Lojistik” and it carries an aluminum electrical cable from Bilecik Bozüyük to Osh, Kyrgyzstan.

A giant export train loaded with export products from Turkey to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistanreportedly has delivered its cargo to the Caspian Sea in 9 days as planned.

The countries of the Turkic Council intend to intensify the work of the Trans-Caspian transport corridor during the coronavirus pandemic, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan reported.


It is reported that a new contract for a System of Stabilizing Arms withControl in Remote Sarp-Dual has been signed between the Turkish defense and industrial giant Aselsan and Kazakhstan.

Transport and Infrastructure Minister Karaismailoğlu informed that 940-meter giant train consisting of 82 containers is supposed to deliver export materials from Turkey to Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan started moving from Kars to Georgia. Karaismailoğlu noted that train will go to brother countries through Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line: “This giant export train, the longest train ever operated on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line, will deliver all the cargo within 9 days”.

Turkey has transferred the Bishkek state hospital of Kyrgyz-Turkish friendship to the Ministry of health of the Kyrgyz Republic for use in the fight against coronavirus.