President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Monday with Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, who is visiting Turkey, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Minister of State for Defense Affairs conveyed the greetings of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to the Turkish President and people, wishing them further progress and development.
For his part, the Turkish President asked HE the Minister to convey his greetings to HH the Emir, wishing HH the Emir good health and the people of Qatar further progress and development.
The meeting reviewed bilateral relations between Qatar and Turkey and means to enhance them. The two sides exchanged views on a number of issues of joint concern, particularly in military cooperation field.
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik separately met with Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs.
During the meeting, they discussed issues of common concern and ways of developing them in a way that serves common interests between Qatar and Turkey.
In another development, Qatar’s Chief of Staff Air Vice-Marshal Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim met on Monday with Sudanese Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Emadeddine Mostafa Adawi during his short visit to Qatar.
During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on aspects of mutual cooperation, particularly in the military affairs, and means of developing them.
A number of senior army officers attended the meeting along with the delegation accompanying the Sudanese Chief of Staff.