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Turkish President Abdullah Gul
announced Sunday that he will not be able to meet with President Shimon Peres
while in New York for the 65th UN General Assembly. Speaking at a press conference, Gul said that his
busy schedule would prevent him from holding the meeting.Gul went on to speak of the importance of the General Assembly meeting for
Turkey because it is currently sitting on the UN Security Council and
is slated to chair the council during its membership. Speaking of
Turkey's goals in the UN, he said that Turkey wishes to take up the
issue of militancy in the Security Council and that Turkish Foreign
Minister Davutoglu will be holding more than 50 bilateral meetings
during the summit.
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By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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