Hollande to become first French president to visit Turkey in 22 years

January 24, 2014 - 9:15:09 am

ANKARA: French President Francois Holland will visit Turkey on Monday for a two-day state visit.

Holland's visit comes in response to an invitation extended by Turkish President Abdullah Gul.

It is the first time in 22 years that a French President visits Turkey.

Turkish radio TRT reported today that the two presidents will hold a round of discussions dealing with bilateral relations and new ways to advance bilateral cooperation.

They will also exchange views over regional and international affairs. (QNA)