Minister welcomes French firms
RIYADH/ISTANBULEconomy Minister Zafer Çağlayan said Turkey welcomes French firms’ investment in Turkey and there is no embargo or limiting in the trade between the two countries. “All investors who have trusted our country are welcomed here. New French investors are also welcome in Turkey,” Anatolia news agency quoted Çağlayan as saying. The French firms already working in Turkey are considered as Turkish companies, he added. Meanwhile, Turkish President Abdullah Gül was set to meet Turkey’s ambassador to France Tahsin Burcuoğlu late yesterday which was closed to the press.
The recent resolution penalizing the denial of Armenian “genocide” approved by the French National Assembly on Dec. 22 was attacked by computer hackers yesterday. Websites of French National Assembly, French senate and French MP Valerie Boyer, author of the resolution on Armenian genocide allegations, were each infiltrated by a Turkish hacker group, daily Hürriyet reported. A message, appeared on the websites, accused France of being insincere and removed later.