U2 walks over the Bosphorus Bridge before concert
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Lead singergave a speech during the trip. "Last September I was asking, what would be the most inspiring thing about Istanbul? And I said you know[, Bağış], it is the bridge between the East and the West, Europe and Asia, the secular and the religious. It is very important. And then you suggested 'maybe would you like to walk on the bridge? Would you like to play a concert?' And I said a walk will be much easier than a concert. Now I am not so sure."
U2 have also met with Turkish Prime Ministerin the before their concert at as part of the . They presented him a red iPod nano.
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