Turkey's President has said that the West and Bosnia Herzegovina, itself, should do all that is possible for the successful integration of Bosnia into institutions such as NATO
ANKARA – Turkey will continue its close cooperation with Bosnia for the successful development of the country as stability in Bosnia is a top priority for Turkey, according to President Abdullah Gul after a meeting in Turkey's capital with the Bosnia's president.
Gul, referring to recent riots in Bosnia due to unemployment and socio-economic issues, said “It is an urgent need to find a solution to the people of Bosnia Herzegovinian problems,” during a joint press conference with Bosnia Herzegovinian President Bakir Izetbegovic.
Therefore Gul added that “We are happy to see that Turkey’s 100 million euro soft-loan credit start to create positive results in Bosnia Herzegovinian economy.”
Izetbegovic welcomed Turkey’s economic aid saying it will especially help the country’s agricultural development.
A memorandum of understanding on railways has also been signed between Turkish and Bosnia Herzegovinian presidents.
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