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Turkish president meets with counterparts, other leaders in New York

Meetings held behind closed doors at newly opened Turkevi Center

Mehmet Tosun   | 23.09.2021
Turkish president meets with counterparts, other leaders in New York Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C-R) meets Iraq's President Barham Saleh (C-L) in New York, United States on September 22, 2021. ( Murat Kula - Anadolu Agency )

NEW YORK

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Wednesday with his counterparts and other leaders in New York, where he is attending the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. 

Erdogan’s meeting with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama was held at the newly inaugurated Turkevi Center, or Turkish House, across from UN headquarters.

He held another meeting with Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye.

The Turkish president separately met with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih.

Erdogan also met with FIFA president Gianni Infantino at the Turkevi Center.

The meetings were held separately behind closed doors.

*Writing by Busra Nur Cakmak

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