Gul due in Iran today for eco summit
President Abdullah Gul is set to leave for Tehran, Iran today to attend the 10th summit meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization, accompanied by Foreign Minister Ali Babacan. During his visit, Gul will also meet with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmedinejad and will reportedly tell about his meeting last week in Ankara with US State of Secretary Hillary Clinton. Gul will also meet with Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the sidelines of the meeting. In related news, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak yesterday telephoned Gul, and the two discussed recent developments in Palestine and Palestinian-Israeli relations.