Turkish President Erdoğan to attend NATO meeting in Brussels

This will be Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's first attendance at an international summit following June 24 elections
Sunday, 08 July 2018 18:47

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will attend his first major international summit since getting reelected on Wednesday when he attends the NATO heads of state and government meeting in Brussels.

NATO's 'Heads of State and Government' summit is going to be held on 11-12 July in Brussels, Belgium. 

Erdoğan will have meetings with US President Donald Trump, the French President Emmanuel Macron and the British Prime Minister Theresa May where the meetings' topics are expected to be the NATO members' support to Syrian Kurdish militant YPG and Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 air defence missile system. 

Erdoğan is also expected to have in-person meetings with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and the President of European Parliament Antonio Tajani.

In this regard, Erdoğan will be accompanied by the new council of ministers; specifically, the minister of state, the minister of energy and the minister of national defence are expected to accompany Erdoğan in these meetings.