Turkish President Abdullah Gul arrived in Yuksekova town of southeastern province of Hakkari on the second day of his tour of the southeastern provinces of Van, Hakkari, Siirt, Sirnak and Diyarbakir.
President Gul had a meeting with Yuksekova Subgovernor Celalettin Canturk.
Addressing the residents of the town, President Gul said, "as long as we exert efforts to boost unity and friendly relations, everything will be better. Years of negligence will be gone."
"Turkish state is working for you. All of Turkish people should back the state. We should embrace and support each other," President Gul remarked.
Also Turkish President Abdullah Gul has paid a visit to the Sub-Governorship of Baskale on Wednesday.
Gul received a briefing from Sub-Governor Ali Aslantas.
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Turkish Minister of National Education Huseyin Celik and Van Governor Ozdemir Cakacak were also present at the briefing.
Gul's meeting with Aslantas was closed to press corps.