President of Somalia arrives in Turkey

Sheikh Ahmed is expected to meet Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday.

President of Somalia arrives in Turkey

Somalia's President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed arrived in Turkey late on Tuesday.

Sheikh Ahmed is expected to meet Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday.

President of Somalia will also address an extraordinary meeting of the executive committee of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation. (OIC).

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will make the opening remarks of the meeting which will discuss the recent situation in Somalia, the reasons of hunger crisis and what can be done for Somali people.

OIC will call for help from international community to increase their assistance.

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will host a fast-breaking dinner in honor of participants.

OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, and Sheikh Ahmed as well as foreign ministers of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Tajikistan and economy minister of Iran will attend the meeting.

A declaration is expected to be released at the end of the meeting.

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Last Mod: 17 Ağustos 2011, 10:42
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