Turkey's National Defense Minister Meets With Iraqi Counterpart
The Two Nations Met To Advance Cooperation
The meeting, which took place in the Turkish capital, Ankara, aimed to advance cooperation between the two neighboring countries.
The Turkish Defense Ministry emphasized the importance of enhancing cooperation through common steps, particularly in the fight against terrorism and border security.
The meeting between Guler and Al-Abbasi, who was on an official visit, highlighted the significance of regional military and defense industry cooperation.
The two ministers engaged in one-on-one discussions followed by delegation-level talks. They discussed various matters related to counter-terrorism and border security, aiming to strengthen their collaboration in these areas. Guler highlighted the strong historical and social ties between Turkey and Iraq, emphasizing the importance of joint actions to combat terrorism and ensure border security.
Guler also expressed his pleasure at hosting Al-Abbasi and conveyed his condolences for the loss of life caused by a recent fire at a wedding in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. This gesture of sympathy demonstrated Turkey's willingness to support its neighbor during challenging times.
The meeting comes in the wake of recent counter-terrorism efforts by Turkey. Turkeyhas been actively targeting PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party) targets in northern Iraq as a response to a terror attack in Ankara.
The country is determined to take concrete steps against terrorism and expects friendly nations to join the fight.
The discussions between Guler and Al-Abbasi reflect the commitment of both countries to work together in combating terrorism and ensuring border security.
Turkey, being a key player in the region, understands the importance of fostering cooperation with its neighbors to maintain stability and peace.
The meeting also underscores the significance of regional military and defense industry cooperation.
By joining forces, Turkey and Iraq can bolster their defense capabilities and effectively counter common security threats. This collaboration not only benefits the two countries but also contributes to regional stability.
Turkey's National Defense Minister's meeting with his Iraqi counterpart exemplifies the commitment of both countries to combat terrorism and enhance border security. The discussions focused on the importance of joint actions in counter-terrorism efforts and highlighted the significance of regional military and defense industry cooperation.
Turkey's willingness to support Iraq during difficult times further underscores the strong ties between the two nations. The outcome of this meeting is expected to strengthen the cooperation between Turkey and Iraq and contribute to regional stability.