Turkey's FM makes phone contacts with several counterparts

Davutoglu held separate telephone conversations with his Greek, Iranian, Syrian and Senegalese counterparts, discussing bilateral as well as international issues.

Turkey's FM makes phone contacts with several counterparts

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday held separate telephone conversations with his Greek, Iranian, Syrian and Senegalese counterparts, discussing bilateral as well as international issues.

Davutoglu and Greek Foreign Minister Dimitrios Drutsas discussed current state of bilateral relations after Greek premier and the Greek top diplomat's visit to Turkey as well as steps that could be taken to improve ties. The two ministers also exchanged views over Davutoglu's planned visit to Athens in March.

Davutoglu and Syrian Foreign Minister Waled Muallem took up bilateral ties as well as a prospective meeting of a high level cooperation council between the two countries.

The Turkish foreign minister's talks with his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi addressed preparations for an upcoming Istanbul meeting between Iran and the Western powers over Tehran's nuclear program.

Davutoglu and Senegalese Foreign Minister Madicke Niang discussed recent developments in Africa as well as agreeing to hold tete-a-tete talks in a meeting of the African Union soon.

The Turkish top diplomat also telephoned Lebanese Premier Saad Hariri.


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