Diplomat: Turkey-Egypt relations growing in a positive way

Türkiye Materials 9 August 2012 00:40 (UTC +04:00)

Egyptian Ambassador in Ankara, Abdurrahman Selahaddin told Anadolu Agency (AA) on Wednesday that the period of revolution in Arab countries shows a change from country to country.

Noting that there was a transparency around the presidential election, Selahaddin stated that Mohammed Moursi was the President of 85 million Egyptians.

Ambassador Selahaddin expressed that despite difficulties during the revolution process in the country, Turkey-Egypt relations had been growing in a positive way.

Mentioning that Turkish President Abdullah Gul was the first president who visited Egypt after the revolution, "Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan also paid a visit to Egypt. Trade volume considerably increased with 30 percent from 3.4 billion USD to 5 billion USD. We are expecting that number to reach 10 billion USD in three years time. Several Turkish businessmen have been making investments in Egypt," the ambassador said.