Turkey calls for cooperation at its Expo national day

(AGI) Rho, Milan, Sept 14 - Turkey's national day at Expo onMonday was opened with a message of solidarity and cooperationfrom Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci. He said he "ascribesgreat importance to the participation in the Expo event, with apavilion which is open to all cultures". He went on: "Not onecountry in the world can still think of feeding its peoples andignoring other countries. If countries where people do notsuffer from hunger learned how to save food, we could all feedour people and no child would die of starvation." Turkey wasready to

(AGI) Rho, Milan, Sept 14 - Turkey's national day at Expo onMonday was opened with a message of solidarity and cooperationfrom Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci. He said he "ascribesgreat importance to the participation in the Expo event, with apavilion which is open to all cultures". He went on: "Not onecountry in the world can still think of feeding its peoples andignoring other countries. If countries where people do notsuffer from hunger learned how to save food, we could all feedour people and no child would die of starvation." Turkey wasready to cooperate with all countries to make the world abetter and sustainable place to live, so that food andnutrition would no longer be an issue, he said. Turkish andItalian delegation members then visited each others pavilions.Both ministers were to take part in the Turkey-Italy BusinessForum. Expo visitors can participate in workshops, food tastingsessions and performances. There was also a three-a-sidefootball testimonial match for champions Roberto Mancini andOkan Buruk.. .