Turkish Defense Minister visits Abu Dhabi on Monday


On Monday, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar will pay an official visit to the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, at the invitation of his counterpart Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi.


Akar’s official visit to the UAE is the first of its kind for a Turkish defense minister in 15 years, according to sources in the Turkish Defense Ministry.


Akar is expected to discuss with his Emirati counterpart bilateral and regional issues, as well as military cooperation between the two countries and defense industries.