Gul also said that Turkey was a shining example of how democracy can develop within all societies irrelevant of religion or ethnic roots and that how Turkey's integration with the West can only have a positive result.
Gul praised the Turkish people saying that there had been a great deal of enthusiasm and discussion over the topic of joining the EU, which made for a healthy environment within Turkey in terms of adopting reforms.
He also placed privatization on the list of important economic developments in Turkey.
The foreign minister is on a four-day trip and plans to meet with foreign investors and talk about investment opportunities in Turkey. He will talk about the political and economic environment to demonstrate that Turkey is a "safe haven in Europe for investments".