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Turkey, Malaysia sign 15 pacts on science, defense

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in capital Kuala Lumpur for signing

Enes Kaplan   | 18.12.2019
Turkey, Malaysia sign 15 pacts on science, defense

KUALA LUMPUR

Turkish and Malaysian officials signed 15 agreements in various fields in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday in the presence of both countries’ leaders.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at his official residence to witness the signing of 15 goodwill agreements on science, technology, and defense.

The agreement on science and technology was signed between Turkish Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank and Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s energy, science, technology, environment, and climate change minister.

The defense pacts were signed by Hulusi Akar, Turkey’s defense minister, and Mohamad Sabu, his Malaysian counterpart.

* Writing by Fahri Aksut

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