05/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Arrives In Turkey For Two-Day Visit

President Obama touched down in this Turkish capital Sunday night for a two-day visit at the tail end of a maiden overseas trip that has stretched from London to the western fringes of Asia.

Air Force One landed in darkness at Ankara's airport just after 9 p.m. local time amid widespread Turkish hopes for improved relations with the United States, a powerful show of police force and plans for demonstrations against U.S. policies.

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