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UK, Türkiye sign defense cooperation agreement


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Published November 23,2023


The Turkish and British protection ministers signed a press release of intent on protection cooperation in Ankara on Thursday, the British Defense Ministry stated.

“This will provide the framework for closer working to deliver additional activities that will benefit the security and prosperity of both countries and, in so doing, enhancing national, regional and international security,” a ministry assertion stated.

The settlement is aimed to understand nearer collaboration between each nations’ defence industries, the identification of attainable joint coaching workouts within the Mediterranean and the exploration of safety assist round North Africa and the Middle East.

“Türkiye stands at the crossroads of three continents and, at a time of such global instability, their influence cannot be underestimated. The agreement we’ve signed will see our relationship go from strength-to-strength and enhance our nations’ defence and security co-operation,” Grant Shapps stated in his first face-to-face assembly with Turkish counterpart Yaşar Güler.

The protection secretary additionally welcomed the progress made on Sweden’s accession to NATO and hoped to see Turkish ratification via parliament.

“As well as discussing the need for de-escalation in the Middle East, the defence secretary thanked his counterpart for utilizing Türkiye’s influence as the gatekeeper to the Black Sea to enable the export of millions of tons of Ukrainian grain to nations who need it most,” the press launch stated.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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