Turkish President Gül to discuss EU bid in Denmark trip
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (L), Prince Consort (R) pose with Turkish president Abdullah Gul, and his wife Hayrunnisa Gul on March 17, 2014 at the royal castle Amalienborg. AFP PhotoTurkey’s EU process is a significant dimension of relations between Turkey and Denmark, President Abdullah Gül has said ahead of his visit to the country.
He will focus on the issue during his talks in Denmark, a strong supporter of Turkey’s EU bid, Gül said on March 17 at a press conference before departing to Copenhagen.
“Our trade volume with Denmark is currently around $1.8 billion, and Turkey aims to increase this figure up to $5 billion as soon as possible,” he stated.
Gül will visit Denmark upon the invitation from Danish Queen Margrethe II and he will be accompanied by a delegation that includes Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek, parliamentarians, academics, and media and business representatives.