Turkish President Gul In Turkmenistan

TURKMENBASI - Turkish President Abdullah Gul has meet President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov of Turkmenistan and President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan.

President Gul is currently paying a state visit to Turkmenistan.

TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS KYRGYZ NOVELIST'S MAUSOLEUM

BISHKEK - Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan visited Saturday the mausoleum of acclaimed Kyrgyz novelist Chinghiz Aytmatov.

On the second day of his official visit in Kyrgyzstan, Babacan also attended a meeting in Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University in capital Bishkek.

Speaking at the meeting, Babacan described relations between Turkey and Kyrgyzstan as "perfect" in all fields, adding that Turkish-Kyrgyz brotherhood stood on strong historical and cultural grounds.

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