ANKARA (AA) - Anti-apartheid leader and former South African President Nelson Mandela has died aged 95, South African President Jacob Zuma said on state television on Thursday. Mandela had been hospitalized in several spells
Gul expressed his condolences and condemned the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi which killed US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and four other Americans.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has also condemned an attack on Ambassador Stevens and three other Americans.
Turkey and Norway contribute to Europe's security by preserving democracy, supremacy of law, human rights and free market, says Turkish president Gul.
"The Iraqi delegation stressed its desire to purchase US equipment as a means of strengthening long-term institutional ties with the United States," says a joint statement.
Turkey is located in a geography critical for the prevention of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, Gul states.
Candidates for 21 provinces including 7 greater municipalities Istanbul, Bursa, Kocaeli, Balikesir, Sakarya, Tekirdag and Mardin have been announced by PM Erdogan
The process of visa exemption for Turkish citizens will start with the signing of readmission agreement on December 16.