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Turkey Promotes Defence in Qatar

Turkey Promotes Defence in Qatar

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Qatar at the invitation of Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Two leaders witnessed the signing of various agreements, but it is clear from the composition of the Turkish group that the defence industry is on the agenda of the visit. President of Defence Industries (SSB), Professor İsmail Demir, Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) General Manager Temel Kotil and ASELSAN Chairman of the Board Professor Haluk Görgün were among those accompanying Erdoğan during his visit.

The visit coincided with the 7th High Strategic Committee Meeting between Turkey and Qatar, which President Erdoğan and Emir Al Thani attended. Agreements were signed between the two countries" bureaucracy. In the hall where the meeting took place, mock-ups of Turkish Aerospace"s Gökbey Helicopter and the Hürjet aircraft, whose prototype works are still ongoing, were displayed. Demir and Kotil were spotted at a press briefing in Istanbul before Qatar"s departure. ASELSAN Chairman of the Board of Directors Görgün is seen in Doha. Kotil and Görgün provided information to leaders before the signing ceremonies.

Turkey Promotes Defence in Qatar

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