Ankara. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
Paraguay on Thursday opened its first embassy in Turkey’s capital city Ankara.
The opening ceremony was attended by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Paraguayan counterpart Luis Alberto Castiglioni, the aa.com.tr website reported.
“With opening of our embassy In Asuncion in November 2018 and Paraguayan embassy In Ankara today, our relations started in 1953 enter a new period,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter.
He hailed the efforts on increasing economic and commercial relations with Paraguay after President Mario Abdo Benitez came to power.
He also added that Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to pay an official visit to Paraguay in December.
Castiglioni, for his part, said the relations between the two countries constitute a great potential.
“As of today, Turkey and Paraguay will always get closer to each other,” he added.
News source: www.aa.com.tr