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Relations with Croatia play great importance: Turkey

Turkey, Croatia sign cooperation agreement between two countries' police academies

Muhammed Boztepe   | 08.07.2019
Relations with Croatia play great importance: Turkey

SARAJEVO, Bosnia Herzegovina 

Relations between Croatia and Turkey have great importance for regional peace and stability, said Turkey's Interior Minister on Monday.

Suleyman Soylu made the remarks in Croatia's capital Zagreb while meeting with Davor Bozinovic, his Croatian counterpart.

Speaking to reporters, Soylu stressed the importance of good Turkish-Croatian relations for regional peace and stability.

After their face-to-face meeting, Soylu and Bozinovic signed a pact on cooperation between the two nation’s police academies.

Bozinovic hailed the pact as a joint effort, stressing bilateral cooperation in research and security, adding that experts will pay mutual visits towards this end.

Earlier Monday, Soylu was received by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, with whom he discussed security and efforts to combat illegal migration and human trafficking.

* Writing by Talha Ozturk

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