Sarkozy in Turkey for 6-hour visit

Sarkozy arrived in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Friday for a short working visit as G-20 president, which has disappointed top Turkish officials.

Sarkozy in Turkey for 6-hour visit

French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Friday for a short working visit as G-20 president, which has disappointed top Turkish officials.

Sarkozy is visiting Turkey as president of the Group of 20 (G20), a policy forum for the world's leading rich and developing economies.

Sarkozy will meet President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks that mostly focusing G-20 issues, Turkey's accession talks with the EU and the issue of Cyprus.

The six-hour visit has disappointed Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said the length of the visit "is far from reflecting the depth of Turkish-French ties."

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Last Mod: 25 Şubat 2011, 15:49
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