Turkish Defence Minister Visits UK
Minister Akar’s visit coincidences with Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu’s visit to the USA. Çavuşoğlu’s visit to the US will start on January 17.Akar and Çavuşoğlu have visited the same countries at similar times. Even though the details of Akar’s visits are not declared, it is known that Çavuşoğlu has F-16 fighter jet procurement on his agenda.The sources close to Akar's visit state that there is no correlation between Akar's visit and Eurofighter procurement.
Ministry of Defence stated on social media that Minister Akar will discuss bilateral and regional defence and security and defence industry cooperation issues.