Turkish President Abdullah Gul released a message on Wednesday and offered his condolences over the demise of Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aytmatov.
Aytmatov, who recently passed away, was a master of the Turkish language and a missionary who acted as a culture envoy between Turkish speaking communities.
In his message, President Gul expressed his deep sorrow over the death of Aytmatov, a prominent author of the Turkish world.
Aytmatov, a prominent author, translator, journalist and the best known figure in Kyrgyz literature, passed away in Nuremberg, Germany on June 10th.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Haziran 2008, 14:42