Erdogan to visit N. Cyprus on first presidential trip

President-elect Erdogan has his first visit abroad scheduled in September to the Turkish side of the divided island, followed soon by a trip to Azerbaijan.

Erdogan to visit N. Cyprus on first presidential trip

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Prime Minister and President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay his first official trips abroad to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Azerbaijan in early September, the Prime Minister’s Office announced on Friday.

Earlier in August, Erdogan was elected to a five-year term as president in the country's first direct presidential poll.

Erdogan will visit Cyprus on September 1 and Azerbaijan on the third, his current office said.

After the first visits, he will attend the NATO summit in Wales on September 4-5 and the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 21-26.

On Thursday, Erdogan tapped Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to replace him as prime minister and chairman of the ruling AK Party.

Last Mod: 23 Ağustos 2014, 15:00
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