President Erdogan receives Abbas in an official ceremony


After the national anthems of the two countries were played and the guards of honor paraded, the two leaders took memorial photos in front of the flags of Turkey and Palestine.


It is expected that the two presidents will hold a joint press conference after the bilateral meeting.

President Erdogan will also host a dinner in honor of his Palestinian counterpart.


Abbas arrived in Turkey on Monday for a three-day visit at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.