Chief of the Turkish General Staff General Necdet Ozel met Monday with HE Chief of Staff Air Vice-Marshall Ghanim bin Shaheen Al-Ghanim (photo) who was on a visit to Turkey.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed issues of mutual interest, particularly in the military affairs.
Meanwhile, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US Vice President Joe Biden agreed on the necessity of the formation of a unity government in Iraq in a phone conversation Monday.
Erdogan and Biden exchanged views on the latest developments in Iraq, and agreed on the prompt formation of a national consensus government in order to protect Iraq's territorial integrity and political union, Anadolu Agency (AA) quoted Turkish officials as saying.
Concerned over Iraq being drawn into a sectarian conflict, Erdogan and Biden underscored that the national consensus government should embrace all Iraqi citizens.