No: 251, 23 September 2018, Press Release Regarding The Reciprocal Opening Of Embassies With Paraguay

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 23.09.2018

We are taking steps to increase our contacts and cooperation with Paraguay in the framework of our outreach policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean region.

In this context, H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Rebuplic of Turkey met with H.E. Luis Alberto Castiglioni, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay in New York on the occasion of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly. The mutual political will for promoting relations was confirmed during the meeting.

Turkey has completed necessary legal procedures to open its Embassy in Asuncion and designated Armağan İnci Ersoy as our first Ambassador. Paraguay is also expected to finalize necessary procedures soon.

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