World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish President Abdullah Gul cancelled his trips to foreign countries in September and October.
Presidency officials told AA on Monday that Gul cancelled his trips which were scheduled to be paid in September and October due to a problem in his both ears.
His doctors at Hacettepe University Hospital recommended Gul not to hold air travels for two months.
Gul has been undergoing a treatment for a recurring problem in both ears at the Hacettepe University Hospital since last week after cutting short his visit in Kyrgyzstan and returned to Turkey on Thursday.
Hacettepe University Rector Prof. Murat Tuncer said that Gul's condition had been getting better each day, and he would return to hospital to continue his treatment today after completing his schedule during the day.
The rector added that Gul was recommended to avoid air travel for a while in order to prevent the problem in his ears recurring.
Meanwhile, it has not been cleared yet whether National Security Council will hold its meeting on Tuesday or not. The council convenes under the leadership of the president.
Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government’s move to carry out referendum on independence Sept. 25 will be wrong step: Erdogan
Military chief Gen. Akar says Turkish Armed Forces to maintain presence at Kabul airport and continue providing trainers
Mahmoud Abbas is expected to discuss Al-Aqsa and Palestine-related issues during his official visit on Aug. 28
Tourism minister says Turkey's cultural richness can contribute to world peace
BIST 100 index rises 0.12 pct while US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands around 3.49
New service will be initially operated by one vessel with over 5,000-ton capacity
Economy Ministry reports 8 percent yearly drop in foreign direct investment from January to June this year
Erdogan, King Abdullah II say negotiations between Israel, Palestine must have 'clear timeline'
Turkish president says his duty is to bring peace to Turkey
Labor minister confirms pay rises for current, retired officials in 2018, 2019
Non-banking financial sector assets increase by 19.5 percent in first half of 2017
Turkey's food, agriculture and livestock minister asks businessmen to invest in Serbia
Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Anh Tuan says visit will open door to more opportunities for cooperation between both sides
Security forces kill 3 PKK terrorists, foil bombing in Van province
BIST 100 index rises 0.34 percent as US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands at 3.49