Gul receives a delegation of 20-20 investment association
President Abdullah Gul received a delegation of 20-20 Investment Association, which embraces the representatives of 33 firms managing over 8 trillion dollars of assets in the world economy, at the Cankaya Presidential Palace yesterday. During the meeting, Gul informed his guests about the political structure and economic potential of Turkey, as well as the extensive reforms implemented in the Turkish economy. Reiterating that US President Barack Obama, during his first state visit to Turkey in 2009, defined Turkish-US relations as a 'model partnership,' Gul said the trade volume between the two countries surpassed $20 billion and also underscored the political stability Turkey has achieved. Gul also received Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs, and an accompanying delegation at the Cankaya Presidential Palace in a separate meeting.