Asia Security Council moot to continue for second day

High ranking delegations will participate in the second day of a security summit, Conference on Confidence Building Measures.


Express June 08, 2010

ISTANBUL:

High ranking delegations will participate in the second day of a security summit dubbed the Conference on Confidence Building Measures in Asia on Tuesday.


The summit is taking place in Istanbul, Turkey. European and Asian leaders have gathered to discuss nuclear proliferation and other prevalent security problems.


Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is representing Pakistan.


The meeting will also be attended by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Acting Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.


CICA is a multinational forum for enhancing cooperation and promoting peace, security and stability in Asia.


Turkey is using the chance to gather diplomatic support against Israel, having already obtained a condemnation from the UN Security Council last week, as well as support from the Organisation of the Islamic Conference.

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