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Turkish, Qatari defense ministers meet in Istanbul

Leaders exchange views on bilateral defense, regional cooperation in defense industry

Seda Sevencan   | 11.11.2021
Turkish, Qatari defense ministers meet in Istanbul Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar (R) meets Minister of Defense of Qatar, Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah (L) in Istanbul, Turkey on November 11, 2021. ( Arif Akdoğan - Anadolu Agency )

ISTANBUL

Turkey's defense minister and his Qatari counterpart met in Istanbul, the National Defense Ministry said on Thursday.

According to the ministry, during the meeting, Hulusi Akar and Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah discussed "bilateral and regional defense, security, and cooperation in the defense industry."

They also expressed the need to increase mutual military training cooperation, it added.

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