Mubarak to visit Turkey on Wedn, to meet Gul

Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan said on Monday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was envisioned to arrive in Turkey on Wednesday.

Mubarak to visit Turkey on Wedn, to meet Gul

Holding a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin of Ethiopia in Ankara, Babacan said that Egypt was an important country for solution in Gaza issue, adding that Turkey-Egypt relations were good.

Babacan said that Middle East peace process should restart on different aspects after sustainability of a cease-fire was settled, adding that Turkey was holding contacts with many countries and its aim was to restore peace and stability.

He noted that sustainability of a cease-fire agreement should be provided in Gaza.

Babacan added that a Turkish delegation visited Damascus last week within the scope of Gaza issue.

Meanwhile, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is set to pay a working visit to Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish officials said Monday.

Mubarak will arrive in Istanbul after his visit to France and Italy as part of his efforts to secure a lasting truce between Israel and Hamas.

Mubarak will meet Turkish President Abdullah Gul in Istanbul.

Last Mod: 10 Şubat 2009, 09:00
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