Egyptian President Morsi set to attend AKP congress
ANKARA - Hürriyet Daily News
Egyptian President Morsi (R) meets with Turkish FN Davutoglu in Cairo. EPA photoEgyptian President Mohamed Morsi is expected to attend the upcoming party congress of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Anatolia news agency reported yesterday.
Morsi’s most recent meeting with a Turkish leader was on Sept. 17 when Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu visited Egypt to attend the first high-level meeting of a newly formed quartet tasked with ending Syria’s civil war.
In addition to Morsi, the leader of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Masoud Barzani, and former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder are also among the invitees. AKP officials were not yet in a position late yesterday to share the final list of the attendees.
More than 100 Arab politicans invited
More than 100 invitations have been sent to representatives of political parties from Arab Spring countries, Central Asia, the Caucasus and Balkan countries for the congress, party officials told the Hürriyet Daily News over the weekend.
The ruling party wants to see high participation at the key congress, at which Turkey’s foreign policy will also be a key item on the agenda.