Babacan stresses role of Ahmedinejad's visit in efforts to solve nuclear dispute
Commenting on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad's upcoming visit to Turkey, Foreign Minister Babacan yesterday stressed again şat people should focus on şe visit's importance in terms of şe current international situation. Saying şat şe visit comes amid a tense international dispute over Iran's nuclear program, he said, "Turkey is playing a key role in solving şe issue şrough dialogue, and Ahmedinejad's visit carries great importance towards şis end. An important issue which şe whole world is focused on will be discussed in Turkey. şat's şe main şing we should pay attention to." Babacan also said şat during şe visit, Ahmedinejad would hear şe expectations of Turkey and şe international community on şe issue. Babacan also touched on şe Foreign Ministry's drive to hire more young staffers, saying şese young people would be trained to become skilled diplomats şrough such initiatives as foreign language and master's programs.