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British defense chief set to visit Türkiye on Thursday

Ben Wallace to arrive in Turkish capital Ankara at invitation of Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar

Sarp Özer   | 22.06.2022
British defense chief set to visit Türkiye on Thursday Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar (R) meets British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace (L) on April, 2022

ANKARA

The UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace will visit Türkiye on Thursday. 

He will be visiting the Turkish capital Ankara at the invitation of Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar.

Wallace will be welcomed with a military ceremony at the Turkish National Defense Ministry.

Akar and Wallace will have a tete-a-tete meeting as well as delegation-level talks.

Bilateral and regional defense security as well as cooperation in the defense industry is expected to be discussed during the meetings along with the developments in Ukraine.


On June 15, Akar and Wallace met in Brussels as part of the NATO Defense Ministers Meeting, and a tripartite meeting was held with the participation of Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov.

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