Gul to attend energy summit in Baku
President Abdullah Gul, accompanied by Energy and Natural Resources Minister Hilmi Guler, is set to fly to Baku today to attend an energy summit at the invitation of his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev. During the summit, set to focus on energy projects in the region, Gul and Guler are expected to speak about Turkey's push to strengthen energy cooperation. Gul also yesterday received US Ambassador to Ankara Ross Wilson, whose tenure in Turkey is set to end soon, and new Bahraini Ambassador to Ankara Yousif Al Abdallah. Wilson bid farewell to Gul, while Abdallah presented his letter of credentials to the president. President Gul yesterday also received Li Conjun, the head of China's Xinhua News Agency, along with Anatolia News Agency head Hilmi Bengi. During the meeting, Gul said he was pleased with the cooperation between Xinhua and Anatolia. Touching on trade between the two countries, Gul also said the trade imbalance could be solved through better promotion of Turkish goods in China.