World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish President Abdullah Gul welcomed Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi with a formal ceremony at the Cankaya Presidential Residence in Ankara on Monday.
Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz and other officials attended the ceremony.
Gul and Yayi will appear in a joint press conference after their bilateral meeting.
Meanwhile, Turkey-Benin Trade and Investment Forum will take place on Tuesday in Istanbul.
A statement released by Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists said that the forum will be held at Ceylan Intercontinantel Hotel.
Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi will attend the forum.
Turkish president receives Masoud Barzani in Istanbul, but no press statement released after closed meeting
Clashes in occupied Karabakh region intensified over the weekend
Numan Kurtulmus says since the 1960s Turkey's Constitutional Court closed down 68 political parties, including ruling ones
Turkey’s housing agency to finish remaining 221 km of concrete wall along Syrian border as soon as possible
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