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Turkish president meets British premier at Turkevi Center in New York

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Boris Johnson hold 40-minute closed-door meeting in Manhattan

Mehmet Tosun   | 21.09.2021
Turkish president meets British premier at Turkevi Center in New York Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Turkevi Center in New York, United States on September 20, 2021. ( Murat Kula - Anadolu Agency )

NEW YORK

Turkey’s president and Britain’s prime minister held a closed-door meeting Monday in New York. 

Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Boris Johnson at the Turkevi Center, or Turkish House, in Manhattan across from UN headquarters.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Trade Minister Mehmet Mus were also present during the meeting, which lasted 40 minutes.

The newly inaugurated Turkevi Center houses the UN permanent mission of Turkey and the Turkish Consulate General as well as the representation of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).

*Writing by Dilan Pamuk in Ankara

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