Turkey's prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a series of talks in Germany and Belgium between February 27 and March 1.
As part of his visit to Germany, Erdogan will arrive in Dusseldorf and meet with members of the Turkish community on February 27, address the participants of a meeting to be organized by Turkish-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry on February 28, and attend the inauguration of CeBIT fair in Hannover together with German Chancellor Angela
Merkel the same day.
Turkey is the "Partner Country" at this year's CeBIT trade show. More than 90 Turkish companies are expected to exhibit at the fair.
Prior to the opening of CeBIT, Erdogan is scheduled to have a meeting with Merkel, and after the inauguration, he is expected to attend a banquet to be held in his honor by the German chancellor.
Economic, commercial and political relations between Turkey and Germany, the Turkish community living in Germany, activities to be held on the 50th anniversary of the signing of a labor force agreement between the two countries, Turkey's EU membership process, the developments in Cyprus, as well as regional and international matters will be on the agenda of Erdogan's talks.
Erdogan will proceed to Belgium on March 1 upon an invitation from European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.
The Turkish premier will with the Commission head over a luncheon and later get together with Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council.
Progress of Turkey-EU talks, relations between Turkey and the union, as well as regional and international issues will be discussed during Erdogan's visit to Brussels.
As part of his stay in Belgium, Erdogan is also scheduled to meet with his Belgian counterpart Yves Leterme to discuss Turkish-Belgian bilateral relations.
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