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Turkey's Prime Minister departs for Bosnian capital

06 April 2010 [09:55] - TODAY.AZ
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey attached high importance to sovereignty, territorial integrity and preservation of internationally recognized borders of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Speaking at a news conference prior to his departure for Sarajevo, Erdogan said, "Turkey very closely pursues developments in Bosnia-Herzegovina."

Erdogan said he would attend a meeting at Bosnian Institute in Sarajevo on April 5 and deliver a speech there.

Erdogan said he would also attend a ceremony where he would be given Bosnian Institute Executive Board Honorary Membership and join some inauguration ceremonies.

Erdogan said following the inaugurations, he would partake in a dinner to be hosted by Bosnian Presidency Chairman Haris Slajdzic in honor of participants of the First International Investment Conference and Sarajevo Business Forum.

On the second day of his visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Prime Minister Erdogan is set to attend the First International Investment Conference and Sarajevo Business Forum. Erdogan will hold a series of bilateral talks on the sidelines of the meetings.

Prime Minister Erdogan will proceed to Paris from Sarajevo later in the same day.

He will attend the closing gala of the "Turkish Season" activities and watch the play "Musenna" at Versailles Palace.

On April 7, Prime Minister Erdogan is set to meet with French Parliament Speaker Bernard Accoyer. He will come together with President Nicholas Sarkozy over a luncheon at the Elysee Palace.

Erdogan will also meet with executives of some leading French companies at the French Businessmen's Association (MEDEF).

He will hold talks with Senate President Gerard Larcher and Prime Minister Francois Fillon.

After receiving Turkish people living in Paris, Erdogan will leave Paris for Ankara.

/World Bulletin/

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