Thursday, January 05, 2006

Kharzai Pays Historic Visit to Turkey

Afghani President Hamid Kharzai paid an “official visit” to Ankara on Wednesday after a 48 year interval.

Kharzai will meet with Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul during his three day-official stopover.

Afghani King Mohammed Zahir Shah had been to Ankara in 1957, the last “official visit” in Turkey, and met with Turkish President Celal Bayar at the time.

Read the whole story on Zaman

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