Türkiye's defense minister meets with Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government leader

Nechirvan Barzani is in Türkiye for Antalya Diplomacy Forum

16:21 - 2/03/2024 Saturday
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Turkish National Defense Minister Yasar Guler on Saturday met with the head of the Kurdish Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, in Antalya, the ministry said on X.

Barzani is in Türkiye for the Antalya Diplomacy Forum.

The ministry shared no further information regarding the meeting.

Türkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on late Friday had received Nechirvan Barzani on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum, said Türkiye's Communications Directorate.

Erdogan and Barzani had discussed regional and global issues, the Development Road Project as well as the fight against terrorism.

Highlighting the significance of the road project for the neighboring nations, especially Iraq and Türkiye, President Erdogan had affirmed Ankara's unwavering dedication to backing the initiative, the directorate added.

"President Erdogan had stated the significance of unitedly fighting against the terrorist organization PKK/PYD/YPG to achieve peace and stability," it concluded.

#Antalya Diplomacy Forum
#Kurdish Regional Government
#Nechirvan Barzani
#Turkish National Defense Minister Yasar Guler
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