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Press Release Regarding The Visit Of Nato Secretary General To Turkey , 19.04.2016

No: 96, 19 April 2016

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will pay a visit to Turkey on 20-21 April 2016 with a view to discussing preparations for the Warsaw Summit to be held on 8-9 July 2016.

In this regard, Mr. Secretary General will be received by H.E. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and H.E. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. He will also meet with Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Minister of National Defence İsmet Yılmaz.

At these meetings, in addition to the preparations for the Warsaw Summit, challenges emanating from security situation in NATO’s southeastern border as well as the implementation of Alliance’s assurance measures for Turkey will also be addressed. In this framework, it is expected that views will be exchanged on issues stemming from the Middle East and North Africa, primarily Iraq, Syria and DEASH, and NATO’s activity in the Aegean Sea.