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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (L) and Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (R)

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (L) and Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani (R)

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed yesterday regional issues with Qatari officials in his one-day visit to the country.

Erdoğan first met Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani in Doha. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Energy Minister Taner Yıldız accompanied Erdoğan to the meeting. Erdoğan and al-Thani discussed regional issues including the Syrian crisis, Israel-Palestine issue and the latest developments in Northern Africa. The two leaders also reviewed relations between Turkey and Qatar and discussed increasing the possibilities for cooperation in the economy, culture, energy and trade for better political dialogue between the countries.

Erdoğan also met with Qatari Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Casim Bin Cabir al-Thani.
Erdoğan is expected to return to Ankara late today.

January/29/2013

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