World Bulletin / News Desk
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Saturday that he will visit France on Friday after a gap of two years.
The announcement was made during his address at the provincial congress of ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in northern province of Sinop.
Bilateral ties are likely to be discussed during the visit.
Erdogan made his last visit to France in 2015.
Counting of votes is underway for Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections held on Sunday.
Journalists from 34 countries are covering presidential, parliamentary elections in Turkey
Polling in Turkey’s parliamentary and presidential elections ended at 5.00 p.m. (1400GMT)
Binali Yildirim says months of preparations by Turkish election body ensured calm and successful polling
Kemal Kilicdaroglu thanks people who cast votes in Turkey's presidential, parliamentary elections on Sunday
More than 56M Turks were eligible to vote in parliamentary and presidential elections; ballot counting starts
Accused attempted to cast votes using forged ballot papers, officials say
Suleyman Soylu receives latest updates by local authorities via video conference
Half a million security personnel are on election duty, says Interior Ministry
Foreigners did not have accreditation from Turkish government
Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails 'democratic revolution' in country
Private polling booths set up for voters at their homes
Supreme Election Council head says necessary steps taken over election security issues in Sanliurfa province
Abdulhamit Gul says no disruption reported in election process
Main opposition presidential candidate Muharrem Ince cast his vote in northwestern Yalova province