Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle is to meet his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoğlu, in Berlin on Sunday, 12 May. Together they will launch the new Strategic Dialogue between the Foreign Ministers of Germany and Turkey.
This new form of consultation has been conceived for the long term and will cover the entire spectrum of German‑Turkish relations. It will take the close cooperation between the German and Turkish Governments to a new level.
Before they sign the Joint Declaration on the Establishment of the Strategic Dialogue, the two Foreign Ministers will meet for talks at the guesthouse of the Federal Foreign Office (Villa Borsig).