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BISHKEK, August 23 (Itar-Tass) —— Participants in the second summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (CCTS), which came to an end in Bishkek on Thursday, paid great attention to economic cooperation, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan said upon the conclusion of the meeting. “We agreed to hold meetings of ministers of transport and communications, as well as customs bodies while preparing for the launch of a transport junction which will connect Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and then China,” he said. “We decided to actively deal with it.”
During Thursday’s meeting, its participants signed a number of documents, including on the creation of a fund of cultural heritage which will be situated in Baku and the foundation of an Academy of Turkic Speaking States.
“We found all compromise solutions during the summit and signed all documents which were prepared,” President Almazbek Atambayev of Kyrgyzstan stressed. According to him, the next meeting of the CCTS leaders will be held in Baku in 2013.