Gul says Turkey won't exert pressure on Gaza talks sides

Turkish President Abdullah Gul said that Turkey would not put pressure any parties in Gaza talks but it would rather act in a rational way.

Gul says Turkey won't exert pressure on Gaza talks sides
Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Thursday that Turkey would not put pressure any parties in Gaza talks but it would rather act in a rational way.

Gul replied the questions of reporters at Ataturk airport before his leaving for Russia.

He said, replying to a question on whether Egyptian Hosni Mubarak requested Turkey to put pressure on Hamas during his recent talks in Istanbul, Gul said that Turkey would not exert pressure on any parties, but it would rather act in a rational way.

Gul also said that Turkey would not intervene in the domestic affairs of any country.

Upon a question whether Turkey and Egypt would develop a joint peace project for the groups in Palestine, Gul said that Egypt displayed the leading efforts for the establishment of a consensus government in this country.

Ahmet Davutoglu, chief advisor to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is currently paying an official visit to Damascus, met with President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.

Recent developments in the Middle East, especially those in Gaza, were high on agenda of the meeting.

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