Turkish FM to Visit Egypt Monday on Mideast Crisis
Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem will pay a visit to Egypt next Monday and Tuesday to discuss developments in the Middle East, reported the Turkish Daily News on Friday.
According to diplomatic sources, Cem will hold talks with his Egyptian counterpart, Ahmed Maher for talks on the growing tension in the Middle East.
Cem’s visit comes ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's visit to Turkey in August, said the paper.
Despite its close relations with Israel, Turkey has heavily criticized the Jewish state for using excessive force against the Palestinians – Albawaba.com
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