Turkish Defense Minister Meets US and UK Defense Ministers in Brussels

Turkish Defense Minister Meets US and UK Defense Ministers in Brussels

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Thursday met the US and UK defense ministers in Brussels. Roots and UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace discussed defence, bilateral and regional security and defense industry cooperation.

Ummatimes - Separately, Akar and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd James Austin also held a brief meeting before a larger meeting with the two ministers.

Root and Austin discussed the need to hold a detailed meeting to set a positive agenda before this weekend's G20 summit in Rome.

Defense chiefs are currently in Brussels for a two-day meeting with defense ministers of NATO members.