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      Turkey: World Needs 'Strong Egypt,' Extends Invitation to Mursi

      Turkish Foreign Minister said that his country is willing to work hand-in-hand with Egypt in all fields for ensuring peace in region.
      By Rachel Hirshfeld
      First Publish: 7/4/2012, 11:22 AM

      Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi
      Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi
      Reuters

      Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that his country is willing to work hand-in-hand with Egypt in all fields for the sake of making peace and stability prevail in the region, Al Arabiya news reported.

      Davutoglu, who stressed the importance of thriving ties between Egypt and Turkey, made the comments during a meeting with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo on Monday. 

      The Turkish diplomat was in Cairo to attend the conference of Syrian opposition groups that began Monday.

      Davutoglu extended an invitation to Morsi to visit Turkey and expressed his country’s full confidence in the new Egyptian leadership saying that the world is in need of a “strong Egypt.” He added that Egypt “will accomplish a lot of successes in the future.”