Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu attended the 17th meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) – a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc – on Wednesday in Algeria.
Davutoglu said some countries have given verbal support while others have given it in writing to Turkey’s candidacy for permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), ahead of its 2014 elections in October 2014.
The meeting in Algeria’s capital, Algiers, creates a “great opportunity” for bilateral contacts, according to Davutoglu, who said he met with foreign ministers from other countries and discussed Turkey’s current temporary membership in the UNSC.
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More on the post-Cold War Non-Aligned Movement at Wikipedia, listing some of the current items on their agenda. In #1 spot is “Criticism of US policy.”
Time to kick Turkey out of NATO. They are not our ally, in any sense of the word.