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Ukraine's Yushchenko In Turkey

7 June 2005 -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko is in Ankara for talks today with Turkey's President Ahmet Necdet Sezer and parliament speaker Bulent Arinc.

Yushchenko met with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan shortly after arriving late on 6 June for the three-day official visit. There were few immediate details of their meeting.

Before leaving Ukraine, Yushchenko had said he expects to review visa requirements with Turkey during his visit. Ukraine earlier this year withdrew visa requirements for European Union passport holders and Yushchenko said he is considering similar measures for other countries.

Agreements involving the fight against terrorism, drugs, and human trafficking are expected to be signed during the visit.