Today’s Zaman - During his visit to the USA, Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul met with Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent on Wednesday, in a meeting where Kent praised Turkey's economic success and impressive growth figures.
Kent visited Gul at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, where Gul attended the UN General Assembly. Following the meeting, Kent praised Turkey and said the country is much talked about because of its growth and economic success. “American investments in Turkey, Turkish-American relations and the perception of Turkey’s strong economic performance by the US business circles were among the topics discussed”, said Kent after the meeting.
"The point of view from the US regarding Turkey is not the same as it used to be 20 years ago. Turkey is doing amazingly well", he told reporters.