Erdogan to ask support for Olympic in G-20
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensifies his efforts to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Istanbul, while there remains a short due for the final decision concerning the host country. Erdogan will visit Saint Petersburg on 5-6 September for the G-20 Summit 2013, where he will ask for support from world leaders for the 2020 Olympic Games including Barrack Obama, President of the United States, David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, Francois Hollande, President of France and Enrico Letta, Prime Minister of Italy. Submitting the Olympics File prepared by the Ministry of Youth And Sports to the world leaders, Erdogan will express why Istanbul is the ideal place for the 2020 Olympics and how Turkey has progressed so far so as to be the host country and to outpace its arch rivals Tokyo and Madrid during the bilateral talks he will hold. Upon his visit to Russia, Erdogan will visit Argentina on September 7, where the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will elect the host city of the 2020 Olympic Games. Turkey, with its "Bridge Together" motto, aims to host the 2020 Olympic Games with a fantastic inauguration ceremony in Bosporus.