U.S. National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley arrived in Ankara on Wednesday.
Hadley would hold talks with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Foreign Minister Ali Babacan and with senior officials from the Turkish General Staff on Thursday.
Turkish-U.S. relations and regional issues would be discussed by Hadley and Turkish authorities.
Yesterday Turkish FM Babacan said that he would meet with U.S. National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley in Ankara on Thursday morning and discuss Iran issue.
Babacan also said that Turkey supported dialogue to solve the problem regarding Iran's nuclear program, adding that Iranian foreign minister would pay a visit to Turkey on Friday.
Speaking to private NTV channel on Wednesday, Babacan said that international community had several concerns about Iran's nuclear program.
He added that the problem (about Iran's nuclear program) stemmed from mutual lack of confidence between Iran and several countries.
Babacan said that Turkey supported countries which wanted to have nuclear technology for peaceful means.
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