Turkish FM addresses Istanbul World Forum in Istanbul

Davutoglu has said that a new UN system, a new decision making process was needed.

Turkish FM addresses Istanbul World Forum in Istanbul

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu held meetings with Joint UN and Arab League's special envoy on Syria Lakhdar Brahimi, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, Libya's National Forces Alliance leader Mahmoud Jibril, British Minister for Europe David Lidington as well as Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander in Istanbul on Saturday.

Incidents that took place on Turkey-Syria border, the latest developments in Syria and the Syrian plane that was stopped by Turkey were discussed in the meeting between Davutoglu and Westerwelle.

Officials quoted Westerwelle as saying in the meeting that he was paying a visit to Turkey to show that Germany was supporting Turkey in its stance on Syria.

Westerwelle reiterated his condolences to Davutoglu over a Syrian artillery attack on Turkish town of Akcakale on October 3 that killed two women and three children.

Westerwelle said that Turkey acted in common sense in regard to the incident, stating that they were eager to assist Syrian people who were staying in Turkey.

Davutoglu and Brahimi also exchanged views on the situation at the Turkey-Syria border, developments in Syria and the plane stopped by Turkey.

Meanwhile, Davutoglu, Lidington and Alexander discussed Turkish-British relations and Turkish-EU relations in their meeting.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 14 Ekim 2012, 11:47