Davutoglu visits Egypt
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu yesterday visited Cairo at the invitation of his Egyptian counterpart Ahmed Aboul-Gheit. Davutoglu was also received by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, and they reportedly discussed ways to ease tension between Iraq and Syria. In a joint press conference after meeting with Aboul-Gheit, Davutoglu said that as great powers in the region, Turkey and Egypt must strive to ensure peace and stability. Touching on bilateral economic relations, Davutoglu said that the trade volume has reached about $5 billion and continues to rise. Davutoglu also visited a monument to Turkish martyrs and later met with Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa.