Turkey’s foreign minister on Thursday will take part in a meeting of a group of southeastern European countries including the Balkans.

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet his counterparts from South East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) member states via video conference, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

The meeting will be hosted by Kosovo, which holds the group’s rotating chairmanship, said a ministry statement.

During the meeting, areas of cooperation in the post-coronavirus era and current developments in southeastern Europe will be discussed.

Next week, on July 1, Turkey is set to take over the SEECP chairmanship for one year.

In addition to political relations, Turkey has deep historical, cultural, and economic ties with countries of the Balkans region.

* Writing by Seda Sevencan

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