The New Year could herald the beginning of a new era of friendly relations between France and Turkey. French President Francois Hollande has announced he will visit Turkey in January, making him the first French president to visit Turkey in more than a decade. 

The visit is considered by both sides as a very important step to thaw the long-frozen relations between the two countries, which were traditionally allies. Their relationship hit a hard bottom at the turn of the century. There ar...


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