Turkish FM meets US candidates' advisors

The bilateral relations between Turkey and the United States, energy, recent developments in Iran and Syria as well as the issue of Iraq were discussed at the meetings.

Turkish FM meets US candidates' advisors
Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan held talks with advisors to the presidential candidates of both the Democratic and the Republican Party in Washington D.C.

Babacan, who is currently in the United States on a formal visit, met advisors to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain.

The bilateral relations between Turkey and the United States, energy, recent developments in Iran and Syria as well as the issue of Iraq were discussed at the meetings.

Babacan also answered to questions of U.S. advisors about the closure case against the ruling Justice & Development (AK) Party.

Later, Babacan left the United States for French capital city of Paris. He will attend an international conference on Afghanistan in Paris on June 12th.

During his stay in Washington D.C, Babacan held talks with U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, President George W. Bush's National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley and several U.S. congressmen.

He also attended a meeting at the Atlantic Council, a think-tank organization.

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