Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd will pay a visit to Turkey.
A statement by Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Rudd would visit Turkey between January 30 and February 1 to hold formal talks.
Rudd would meet with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on February 1, it said. Davutoglu and Rudd were expected to discuss bilateral relations, regional and international issues in their meeting, the statement said.
Australian Foreign Minister Rudd would also meet with representatives of think-tanks, businessmen and academicians in Istanbul, it added.