Turkish president meets with Dutch prime minister in Madrid

Closed-door meeting comes as part of Erdogan's bilateral contacts at NATO summit

Zafer Fatih Beyaz   | 30.06.2022
Turkish president meets with Dutch prime minister in Madrid


Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid.

The closed-door meeting is the seventh bilateral contact of the Turkish leader at the high-level summit in the Spanish capital.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin, intelligence service head Hakan Fidan and Osman Askin Bak, head of the Turkish delegation to NATO Parliamentary Assembly, also attended the meeting.

Earlier Thursday, Erdogan met with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

The Turkish president held separate meetings with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, European Council President Charles Michel, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and US President Joe Biden on Wednesday.

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