Turkey appoints ambassador to State of Palestine
Published Tuesday 05/03/2013 (updated) 07/03/2013 19:08
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Turkey's consul-general Sakir Özkan Torunlar was appointed ambassador to the State of Palestine on Tuesday.
Torunlar met with Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki in Ramallah and pledged to work to enhance cooperation between Turkey and Palestine.
Al-Maliki praised Turkey's support for Palestine, particularly its support of Palestine's successful bid to join the United Nations as a non-member state, a ministry statement said.