No: 82, 21 March 2017, Press Release Regarding The Vi. Meeting Of Tatlıdil Forum , 21.03.2017
VI. Meeting of Tatlıdil Forum will be held in Antalya on 24-26 March 2017.
The Forum, the first meeting of which was held in Oxfordshire on 7-9
October 2011, aims at further strengthening and enriching bilateral
relations between Turkey and the United Kingdom, including through civil
dialogue in political, economic, cultural and social areas.
His Royal Highness The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, H.E. Boris Johnson,
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and Alan Duncan,
UK Minister for Europe and the Americas will attend the Forum.
Under the programme of the Forum, H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of
the Republic of Turkey, and H.E. Binali Yıldırım, Prime Minister of the
Republic of Turkey will address the participants at two separate official
dinners which they will honor by their presence. At the first panel
discussion on March 25th morning, H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of
Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey and H.E. Boris Johnson, Secretary
of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, will discuss regional and
world politics. In the other panel discussions, Brexit, Energy Cooperation,
Middle East, 15 July Coup Attempt in Turkey and Defence&Cyber Security
will be elaborated in a comprehensive manner.
The Forum, co-chaired by H.E. Reha Denemeç, Senior Advisor to the President
of the Republic of Turkey, and H.E. Jack Straw, former Foreign Secretary of
the United Kingdom, offers the opportunity to the representatives of
business, academy, politics and media of the two countries to evaluate
current bilateral and international issues in an informal setting.
Discussions made and the conclusions reached at the Forum provide the
political circles of both countries with a guidance for areas of future