Turkey asks for New Zealand's support for UN bid

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Turkey hopes for support from New Zealand in its bid for membership to the UN Security Council.

Turkey hopes for support from New Zealand in its bid for membership to the UN Security Council.

ANKARA - Turkey's Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek met with New Zealander Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae and his delegation at the parliament Tuesday where Cicek praised the country's good relations and said these relations could offer economic and commercial opportunities between the two countries.   

Turkey and New Zealand are both candidate countries for non-permanent membership to the UN's Security Council and Turkey hopes New Zealand will support its bid for membership said Cicek adding "all the current problems occur around Turkey and a country which is amid such troublesome incidents can contribute to peaceful solutions if it takes part in UN Security Council."

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