World Bulletin / News Desk
Ambassador Maciej Lang cited President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's upcoming official visit to Poland, saying: "We attach great value to our ties with Turkey and to President Erdogan’s visit."
Erdogan is to make an official visit to Poland as the guest of his counterpart Andrzej Duda on Tuesday.
Lang said the presidents would discuss bilateral cooperation with an emphasis on economic ties.
Citing long-standing diplomatic relations between Turkey and Poland -- totaling some 603 years -- Lang said: "Turkey has always been an important partner for Poland and now, being NATO members, we have even more shared interests."
The envoy said young Turkish citizens were choosing Poland as their first destination for the pan-European Erasmus student-exchange program and said: "We are extremely proud of this fact and hope that Poland will maintain a well-deserved place in the hearts and minds of young Turks."
"In Poland we pay particular importance to historical ties in the belief that historical experience is an important factor in shaping our current relations with different countries.
“With this belief and good prospects for future successful cooperation, we attach great value to our ties with Turkey and to President Erdogan’s visit." he said.