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Turkish - Austrian Diplomatic Efforts Bear Fruit

Published: June 3, 2019; 19:33 · (Vindobona)

According to outgoing Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has promised in a telephone conversation to ease the Turkish blockade of Austria in the "Partnership for Peace (PfP)" programme. The PfP is a NATO program aimed at creating trust between NATO and non-NATO members.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has promised in a telephone conversation to ease the Turkish blockade of Austria in the "Partnership for Peace (PfP)" programme. / Picture: © Turkish and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

"It has been my priority from the beginning of my tenure to steer relations between Austria and Turkey back on a constructive course", said Karin Kneissl.

"I am therefore particularly pleased that the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, has assured me in a very friendly telephone conversation of a further step towards easing the Turkish blockade of Austria in the…

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