Turkish FM responds to Egypt letter

Davutoglu said, in the letter, that he believed that Egypt would overcome this process successfully by meeting legitimate demands of the people.

Turkish FM responds to Egypt letter

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu responded to the letter by Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit, saying that he believed that Egypt would overcome this process successfully by meeting legitimate demands of the people.

Diplomatic officials said that Davutoglu's letter to Gheit was given to Egyptian Ambassador in Ankara Abdurrahman Selahaddin this afternoon.

Davutoglu said in his letter that Egypt was one of the important countries in the region and there were sound ties between Turkish and Egyptian peoples.

Turkey hoped to see a stable and prosperous Egypt and Egypt's stability was of great importance for the region, he said.

Davutoglu also said that he was sure that Egypt would finalize this process favorably. "Turkey will always be in solidarity with Egyptian people," he said.

Spokesperson for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Selcuk Unal said that the letter brought to Davutoglu by Egyptian Ambassador Selahaddin, did not carry any statement of protest.

Unal said the letter given to Davutoglu had a positive tone and did not carry any statement of protest and it was related to recent developments in Egypt.

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Last Mod: 10 Şubat 2011, 12:00
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