Turkish FM Davutoglu visits Croatia President

Minister Davutoglu is in Dubrovnik for an international forum on energy security

Turkish FM Davutoglu visits Croatia President

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu paid a visit on Thursday to Croatian President Ivo Josipovic.

Davutoglu and Josipovic met in the city of Dubrovnik, a prominent tourist destination on the Adriatic Sea, which the Turkish minister is visiting to attend an international forum themed "Energy Security in Europe."

During the meeting, Davutoglu told journalists he was the first foreign minister to meet Josipovic after he took office in 2010, adding Turkey is determined to take its relations with Croatia on bilateral and regional issues to a higher level.

President Josipovic said his country cherishes its relations with Turkey, and is ready to enhance their political, economic and cultural ties.

The two leaders also discussed recent developments in the Balkans, devoting special attention to Bosnia and Herzegovina. They agreed to cooperate on helping Bosnia and Herzegovina in its efforts to integrate into European-Atlantic institutions.

After his talks with Josipovic, Davutoglu also met Vesna Pusic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Ekim 2013, 21:41