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Press Release Regarding The Official Visit Of Minister Of Foreign Affairs H.e. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu To Croatia And Bosnia-herzegovina , 11.12.2009

Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu will pay an official visit to Croatia on 12-13 December 2009 upon the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandrokovic. During the visit, all aspects of our relations with Croatia will be taken up and views will be exchanged regarding regional and international issues. Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu will hold bilateral meetings with President Stejpan Mesic and Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor then leave Croatia in the evening of 13 December 2009 to attend the Alliance of Civilizations Southeast Europe Conference, which will be held in Sarajevo.

After this Conference, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu will meet political leaders of Bosnia-Herzegovina and discuss the current political situation in this country. Then, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu will come together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia-Herzegovina Sven Alkalaj and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Vuk Jeremic within the framework of the tripartite consultation mechanism which has been created for establishing a climate of mutual confidence and dialogue between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, as well as providing a forum for the exchange of views on regional issues.