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Karzai arrives to warm welcome Istanbul

Karzai arrives to warm welcome Istanbul

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Oct 31, 2011 - 21:04

ISTANBUL (PANinfo-icon): Afghan President Hamid Karzai was warmly welcomed by several Turkish officials when he arrived at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul on Monday.

Among others, the governor and mayor of the city, protocol director at the Turkish foreign ministry, the Turkish ambassador to Kabulinfo-icon and the Afghan ambassador in Ankara received the president.

Karzai would attend a banquet after a meeting with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, the protocol head at Afghan foreign ministry, Hameed Siddiqui, told Pajhwok Afghan News.   

He added the president would have a meeting with the Daily Independent chief on Tuesday before the trilateral meeting among Pakistaninfo-icon, Afghanistaninfo-icon and Turkey. The summit will start at 4pm with an inaugural speech from President Gul.

Issues concerning security, peace and regional economic cooperation will come under discussion at the trilateral meeting.  Turkish and Afghan presidents would also sign an agreement on the sidelines of the conference, Siddiqui said, but did not specifically mention the nature of the accord.

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