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Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States

Turkic Council - Türk Dili Konuşan ülkeler İşbirliği Konseyi

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[Turkic Council]
image by Zoltan Horvath, 19 August 2013


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Overview

The Turkic Council is an international inter-governmental organization of countries with Turkic languages as their national official language and includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey, which were the four founding members in 2009. Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are «possible future members». Its full name is Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States (Türk Dili Konuşan ülkeler İşbirliği Konseyi in Turkish).
More information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkic_Council.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 March 2016


The Flag

Turkic-speaking countries have agreed on a single flag at their summit in Bishkek. The statement came from Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. He said the flag combines the symbols of four countries. "The flag combines the Sun on the flag of Kyrgyzstan, blue color of the flag of Kazakhstan, the star of the Azerbaijani flag and the crescent of the Turkish flag. Our countries will move forward thanks to this unity". He said that no project are possible in Eurasia without the participation of a Turkic state.
Source
: http://news.az/articles/politics/67039 25 August 2012
Vanja Poposki, 26 November 2012

In the summit of Bishkek 25 August 2012 was adopted a flag to represent the countries (not peoples) speaking Turkish languages.
The flag is blue (Kazakh color) with a white sun (Kyrgyzstan), within the sun a half moon (Turkey) and a eight-pointed star (Azerbaijan)
Jaume Ollé, 06 April 2013

Do you mean the flag shown here? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkic_Council
Dirk Schönberger, 06 April 2013

Yes, this is the flag.
There's several photos in http://en.trend.az/news/politics/2111646.html
Jaume Ollé, 06 April 2013

This is the flag: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Official_Flag_of_Turkic_Council.jpg
And here's a picture of a desktop flag: http://en.trend.az/photo.php?newsid=2111646&picid=523285
Esteban Rivera, 06 April 2013

Its flag is light blue (the Turanist/Pan-Turkic color) with a central device in white. It combines elements of the national flags of its four founding members, namely the Turkish crescent and the Azeri star (both light blue) on the Kyrgyz sun (in white) on the Kazakh background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 March 2016