France’s new ambassador to Turkey on Thursday paid a visit to Anadolu Agency’s official headquarters in the capital Ankara.

Herve Magro was received by Senol Kazanci, the agency’s director general, and Metin Mutanoglu, the deputy director general and editor-in-chief.

By paying the agency a visit just after starting his tenure in Turkey, Magro said he hopes to help place relations between Turkey and France on a positive track.

Telling how the agency this year is celebrating its 100th anniversary, Kazanci also briefed Magro on its presence in Europe.

Kazanci also presented the envoy a set of deluxe illustrated books published by the Anadolu Agency, including Turkey from the Sky, The Presidents from Ataturk to Erdogan, and the Past Century in the World and Turkey.

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