Turkish President Abdullah Gul said he appreciated Denmark's support to Turkey's EU process in a meeting he held with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt in Ankara.
According to the web site of the Turkish Presidency, President Gul told Schmidt that the EU had to remain loyal to promises made to Turkey.
Prime Minister Schmidt, in her part, said that she was pleased to be visiting Turkey and being received by President Gul.
Schmidt said that Turkey and Denmark were two friends and allies.
Schmidt extended Danish Queen Margareth's invitation to President Gul to visit Denmark.
Gul and Schmidt discussed bilateral relations and regional matters.
Earlier in the day, Schmidt met with Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.