World Bulletin/News Desk
Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Kuwaiti Amir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Monday attended a signature ceremony for eight separate agreements after holding a tete-a-tete meeting and chairing a meeting between respective delegations. The agreements signed on Monday included those on aviation and diplomacy.
According to the web site of the Turkish Presidency, Gul and al-Sabah discussed in details bilateral relations, starting with political and economic issues.
President Gul and Amir al-Sabah talked on ways to boost bilateral trade volume and exchanged views on various regional and international matters.
Amir of Kuwait al-Sabah was welcomed to Ankara on Monday morning with a formal ceremony at the Cankaya Presidential Palace.
Al-Sabah held a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday in a meeting that lasted around 1.5 hours and took place behind closed doors in Ankara.
Turkish FM Davutoglu meets al-Sabah
Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday met with Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sabah al-Khalid al-Hamad al-Sabah in Ankara.
Davutoglu and al-Sabah met at the Turkish Presidential Palace after accompanying Turkish President and Kuwaiti Amir earlier in the day.
Diplomatic sources told the AA that Monday's meeting constituted a crucial phase in bilateral relations and that both sides expressed pleasure over developing bilateral relations with eight agreements signed.
Davutoglu and al-Sabah underlined the presence of a political will on both sides to develop already excellent relations and discussed cooperation in international organizations.
Davutoglu conveyed to al-Sabah that Turkey wished for more cooperation in economic and financial matters and wanted to see more Turkish businesspeople and contractors in more projects.
Ahmet Davutoglu and al-Sabah exchanged views on Syria and discussed the developments in Cyprus.Last Mod: 29 Nisan 2013, 17:11