TURKISH PM TO PAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO US

APA
Nov 30 2009
Azerbaijan

Baku- APA. Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled
to pay an official visit to Washington D.C. on December 5, Turkish
media reported.

According to the visit programme, Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with
the US President Barack Obama on December 7.

The meeting will focus on a wide range of issues of mutual concern,
including strategic relations between the two countries, energy
security, fight against terrorism, PKK problem, situation in Iraq and
Afghanistan, Nagorno Karabakh conflict, parliament ratification of
protocols signed between Armenian and Turkey, Iran's nuclear programme
and global financial crisis.

Turkey's Prime Minister last visited the United States two years ago.