President Gul visits Congo
President Abdullah Gul yesterday was officially welcomed to Democratic Republic of Congo by his Congolese counterpart Joseph Kabila at the Presidential Palace. After the welcoming ceremony, Gul and Kabila spoke one-on-one and chaired meetings between their delegations. A memorandum of understanding on establishing a mechanism of political consultations was signed between the two countries' foreign ministries. Afterwards, Gul told a press conference that this, the first Turkish presidential-level visit to Congo, would turn a new page in bilateral relations. Gul also received Congo Prime Minister Adolf Muzito and Foreign Minister Alexis Thambue Muwamba. After meeting with Turkish and Congolese businessmen, Gul visited a Turkish school in Kinshasa.