Romanian President Says He Shares Same Views With Turkey Regarding Georgia's Territorial Integrity

ISTANBUL - Romanian President Traian Basescu said Thursday he was pleased to see that Turkey and Romania shared the same views on maintaining territorial integrity of Georgia.

At a joint press conference with Turkish President Abdullah Gul in Istanbul, Basescu said he and Gul discussed recent situation in Georgia at their meeting.

He said Turkish and Romanian officials also discussed energy projects despite recent conflict in Georgia, adding that Nabucco and other projects could continue.

Basescu also said that his country supported Turkey's bid to join the European Union.

Following the joint press conference, Gul hosted a dinner in honor of his Romanian counterpart.

The guest president later departed from Turkey.

(TÇ-DO)

(DIP)

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