New York, 22 September 2022 (TDI): Foreign Minister of the Republic of Türkiye, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, hosted the MIKTA and Foreign Ministers Meeting, on Thursday at the Turkish house in New York. Poland also participated as a guest.

The meeting happened on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

In the meeting, the representatives of countries exchanged thoughts on the global issues of common interests.

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MIKTA is an informal middle power partnership between Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkiye, and Australia. It is led by the Foreign Ministers of each country. MIKTA was established as a cross-regional grouping of G20 member nations in 2013.

The group plays a constructive role in the international environment, serving as a cross-regional consultative platform which increases mutual understanding, deepens bilateral ties, and helps to find common ground for cooperation.

MIKTA also activities as a catalyst or facilitator in launching initiatives and implementing global governance reform. MIKTA foreign ministers meet two or three times a year.

MIKTA countries are the 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th, and 19th largest economies in the world, and all are members of the Group of Twenty (G20).

They share values and interests include a commitment to open economies, human rights, democracy, and shaping the international rules-based order. That includes a multilateral system that is fit-for-purpose, effective, open, and transparent and accountable to member states to address global challenges.


The 77 Session of the UNGA began on September 13, 2022 and is chaired by President of Session, Csaba Korosi.  The high-level meetings started on 20 September 2022 and will last till 26th of September.

The Head of the states will be meeting throughout the days to represent their priorities and major global issues such as war in Ukraine.

Moreover, the session’s agenda is to initiate dialogue concerning Climate Change, Food security, access to education, and Gender Equality.