Turkish P.M. Returns To Turkey From Iraq

Thursday, July 10, 2008

ANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned to Turkey form Iraq where he met top Iraqi officials on a one-day formal visit in Baghdad on Thursday.

Erdogan met Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, Vice Presidents Adil Abd al-Mahdi and Tariq al-Hashimi as well as Parliament Speaker Mahmoud al-Mashhadani.

Erdogan was accompanied by State Minister & Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek, State Minister Kursad Tuzmen, Foreign Minister Ali Babacan, Energy & Natural Resources Minister Hilmi Guler and his chief advisor Ahmet Davutoglu.

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