Turkey to preside at UN Security Council
Turkey is today set to take over the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council from Russia for a month term. In related news, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu yesterday went to New York, US to meet his US counterpart Hillary Clinton, executives at the White House, Department of State, Senate and House of Representatives. Speaking to reporters before his departure, Davutoglu said that Turkey would take over the rotating presidency of the United Nations (UN) Security Council as of this month. Davutoglu described the presidency as an important and big responsibility and expressed Turkey's determination to be a fairly active president for a month. Stating that all international issues including Iraq will be discussed at the Security Council under Turkey's presidency for one month, he stressed that Turkey would do its parts within a month to actively deal with international issues, wherever they happen.