SPECIAL PUBLICATION -25th Anniversary of Independence of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and Turkey’s Contribution to Development and Cooperation in Turkic RegionUnder the cooperation framework of the Turkic Council, and implementing the decisions taken at the Third and Fourth meetings among the Official Foreign Policy Research Centers, the Secretariat of the Turkic Council and SAM Turkey issued special publication entitled “25th Anniversary of the Independence of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and Turkey’s Contribution to Development and Cooperation in the Turkic Region” in honor of the Sixth Summit of the Turkic Council.
As is known, since their independence, the Turkic speaking states have accomplished remarkable achievements in their state-building, nation-building and national identity-building processes. At the same time, they have taken robust steps for their transition to the market economy in less than three decades. The articles that you will read in this joint publication will contribute to a reflection on the political and economic paths that Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have successfully navigated in this short period of time.
At the same time articles from Turkey, concentrate on the political and economic relations between the Republic of Turkey and other Turkic states since their independence in 1991, the evolution of ideas towards the Turkic World throughout years, and prospects for future enhanced cooperation in different issue areas in the region.
These articles provide comprehensive and analytical information that details the peculiarities of political and economic developments in the Turkic speaking states since their independence, while attentive to the ways in which these developments have established a conducive environment for the further enhancement of regional cooperation within the Turkic Council.
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