23 Total Quotes

Abdullah Gul Quotes

Syria will continue cooperation with the international investigation committee to fulfill its mission in order to uncover the truth and not to use the investigation as a political tool,
Abdullah Gul
#Cooperation

[And that's what she did. En route home, Hughes singled out to reporters] a really interesting meeting ... a common man in Turkey.
Abdullah Gul
#Home

We have completed our mission to the EU, now we are on our way to the Balkans. Our ancestors went on horse back, we are going by plane.
Abdullah Gul
#Ancestors

We have reached a historic point,
Abdullah Gul
#Historic

The EU can make a contribution to the economy.
Abdullah Gul
#Economy

Turkey has turned its direction toward the EU for more than 40 years, it has aimed for full membership, ... We have reached a historic point. Full membership negotiations will, God willing, begin tonight. Turkey will be the only Muslim country in EU.
Abdullah Gul
#Direction

We reached agreement; I am going to Luxembourg,
Abdullah Gul
#Agreement

We were able to meet the deadline, so already we have learned to play this game under your guidance.
Abdullah Gul
#Guidance

I trust the EU will overcome the skepticism which now exists within the Union (towards Turkey), ... We expect that those concerns of ours will be handled to mutual satisfaction.
Abdullah Gul
#Skepticism

Turkish-American relations are based on very strong foundations. Currently, we have a war in the region, which could not be prevented, unfortunately. We hope it is a short war ... with minimum casualties.
Abdullah Gul
#War

Our aim is to show that world that a country, which has a Muslim population, can also be democratic, transparent and modern and cooperate with the world.
Abdullah Gul
#Country

[Turkey said it is not violating the new U.S. law.] The sanctions ban investments in Iran. We're not going to invest in Iran. This is only a trade agreement, ... The two countries will build their own sides of the natural gas pipeline.
Abdullah Gul
#Law

No-one expects us to go to Luxembourg before seeing the negotiation framework document,
Abdullah Gul
#Negotiation

Our friendly relationship of mutual understanding with the United States will go on, ... One should not limit it to a motion.
Abdullah Gul
#Understanding

A partnership between the EU and Turkey would not be established if the EU did not keep its promises, if leaders of the EU member states forgot they had signed several documents or neglected their signatures due to some reasons, and if they brought forward new conditions which could never be accepted by Turkey,
Abdullah Gul
#Partnership

Two Turks carried out the suicide attacks but there were other Turks involved too,
Abdullah Gul
#Suicide

Turkey is a sufficiently strong and secure country. Such incidents happen everywhere, in London, in Paris, everywhere,
Abdullah Gul
#Country

Turkey will not enter a war. The Turkish Armed Forces will not enter combat,
Abdullah Gul
#War

We are facing here a serious and important case. The Turkish Republic's future and security is the issue. There is no question mark that this is not an internal political issue.
Abdullah Gul
#Future

There is no other country which harms its own interests this much,
Abdullah Gul
#Country

Ports and airports are in the services sector, this [opening] is expected only of full EU members,
Abdullah Gul
#Airports

We are facing serious problems with the start of negotiations. We are in intense negotiations,
Abdullah Gul
#Problems

The words attributed to me are not correct.
Abdullah Gul
#Words