Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Turkish President Gül calls for heeding ecological concerns

Turkish President Abdullah Gül has expressed the need to urge for the adoption of a development policy that heeds harmony between the ecology and economy.

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on the other hand, praised his government’s controversial environmental and urban planning policies on the occasion of World Environment Day.

Iran president to visit Turkey Monday: official

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to visit Turkey on Monday, for the first time since he was elected last year, a Turkish official said.
The Iranian leader is expected to meet Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Ankara for talks on bilateral ties and the broader Middle East, the official told AFP on Thursday.