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Press Release Regarding The Participation In The Special Conference On Afghanistan Of H.e. Mr. Ali Babacan, Minister Of Foreign Affairs , 26.03.2009

H.E. Mr. Ali Babacan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey will participate in the Special Conference on Afghanistan upon the invitation of H.E. Sergei Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. The Conference, will be held on 27 March 2009 in Moscow under the auspices of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

The situation in Afghanistan, its effect on neighboring countries, as well as the issues of drug trafficking, terrorism and organized crime in the region are envisaged to be discussed within the scope of the conference.