ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
This hand out picture taken and released by the Turkish Prime minister's press office on September 30, 2012 shows Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi and Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan shaking hands during a press conference in Ankara. AFP photo
Both Cairo and Ankara
are of one mind on topics like Syria and Palestine, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said in a press conference yesterday with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
"I feel the real warmth of attachment and fraternity when I come together with you. We know that the achievements realized by the ruling Justice and Development Party [AKP] are an inspiration for people whose willpower is newly rising. It's true that Turkey has developed a lot," the Egyptian president also said.
Morsi expressed his willingness to foster relations between the two countries to an even greater degree, saying Cairo had a desire to take useful measures in collaboration with Ankara
for the good of their people.
The Egyptian president addressed AKP delegates yesterday at the party’s congress in Ankara.
Visa-free travel between Egypt and Ankara
Speaking during the
Turkish-Egyptian Business Forum in Ankara, Morsi also suggested the
lifting of visa requirements between Turkey and Egypt to facilitate
"Let our ties be straightforward. We should travel without visas. Let's
remove the obstacles of custom duties standing before business," said