CAIRO - Anatolia News Agency
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu arrived in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Wednesday to attend the ministerial meeting of the Arab League.
Speaking to reporters prior to his departure from Ankara's Esenboğa International Airport for Cairo, Davutoğlu said a four-way meeting would take place in Egypt between Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Moussa, the foreign ministers of Iraq and Syria, and him.
He said Turkey's increasing activities in the region and international role reflects on Turkish-Arabic relations. “Turkey pays high attention to developing relations between Iraq and Syria,” he said.
In response to a question on the normalization of relations with Armenia, the Turkish foreign minister said that he plans to hold talks with the leaders of the opposition leaders, political parties and all related institutions on the issue in the upcoming days.
Meanwhile, Arab League Secretary-General Moussa and Davutoğlu were expected to deliver a speech during the meeting of the Arab League in which Syria will take over the rotating presidency from Sudan.
Davutoğlu was due to proceed to Jordan later in the day after partaking in a fast-breaking dinner to be hosted by Foreign Minister Walid Mualem of Syria.