President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Polish President Andrzej Duda, who is making an official visit to Turkey, at the Presidential Palace of Cankaya. After a meeting closed to the press, the two leaders made a joint press release.
“As two NATO members, we exchanged detailed views.”
Prime Minister Erdogan expressed his joy in welcoming Poland’s President Duda, saying Turkey is continuing its efforts to achieve a ceasefire, “especially in both bilateral and subsequent extended dinners. “We talked about the relationship between Turkey and Poland,” Erdogan said in May. “We had a strong influence on our official visit to Turkey. The visit to Duda is a concrete sign of this intention. Primarily, we discussed progress in the context of Ukraine and Russia. A detailed exchange of views between NATO as two countries. “
“We have agreed to step up our diplomatic efforts to end the war,” he said.
President Erdogan said he would attend the NATO summit on the 24th. “We can find an opportunity to continue negotiations from where we stopped at this summit. The process between Russia and Ukraine is continuing,” said Erdogan.
As an ally of the two NATOs, we have the opportunity to reassess what we can do and what steps we can take. We shared our assessment of European security. We have agreed to step up diplomatic efforts to end the war. Turkey is continuing its efforts to achieve a ceasefire. “
“Poland has set an exemplary stance by opening its doors to nearly two million refugees fleeing war.”
Prime Minister Erdogan recalled that Foreign Minister Mevrut Chavshol had a meeting in Moscow today, saying that Chavshol will go to Ukraine tomorrow and tomorrow. President Erdogan said, “We will continue to discuss and cooperate with Poland in this process. As you know, the NATO summit will be held in Brussels.
Poland has set an exemplary stance by opening its doors to nearly two million refugees fleeing the war. I would like to congratulate her dear friend Duda for hosting this. This goes beyond all sorts of gratitude. Turkey has best understood the challenges facing Poland for eight years as the country that has accepted the largest number of refugees in the world.
President Erdogan thanked the Polish authorities for the convenience of evacuating citizens across borders, saying, “The support they have provided in providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine is commendable. During the meeting, on the idea of crowning. Also discussed. Strategic partnership with the establishment of a high-level strategic cooperation council. The first meeting of the council was held later this year, speeding up the work to achieve it in Warsaw. “He said.
“We are very close to our goal of $ 10 billion.”
President Erdogan shared information on trade volume with Poland: “Despite the epidemic situation, trade volume increased by 28% to reach $ 8.3 billion, very close to the $ 10 billion target. We are also satisfied. The development of our relationship in the field of defense industry.
We are also working closely with Poland on regional issues and multilateral platforms. I believe that the constructive attitude and support of Polish friends will continue to advance relations between Turkey and the EU.
“We believe in developing this cooperation.”
Poland’s President Duda said, “Thanks for the invitation he offered during difficult times. There was a war on the territory of Ukraine, a neighboring country of Poland. Russia is attacking an independent country. The main part of this conference. Topic I was President of Ukraine. We would like to continue military and economic cooperation. In May last year, we started very good cooperation in the field of defense.
We believe in developing this partnership. Together with the president, we expect the joint transaction value to exceed $ 10 billion. As both Poland and Turkey, we know each other very well. You can talk about Polish tourists who have visited Turkey in the last 30 years, not the friendship based on 600 years of history.
Friendship and trade relations have been established between the two countries, and many Turkish companies have agreements in Poland. They have appeared in works that are beneficial to both the Polish market and the Turkish economy. “
“As an important nation, Turkey plays a very important role in maintaining peace in the region.”
Duda said that the most important topics of the conference are Russia and Ukraine, “Thanks for Turkey’s efforts. As a very important country, Turkey has a very important role in ensuring peace in the region. “We need to stop the killings of civilians and bombs. We must stop these painful images that we saw for the first time after World War II. Also on the refugee issue. We talked, “he said, preventing the Russian attack as soon as possible. He said.
“If we can’t benefit from international aid, we may be in a difficult situation.”
Duda stated that Turkey is accepting a large number of refugees and wants to benefit from Turkey’s savings: “Today, two million refugees have entered Poland. According to our calculations. Today, we can talk about the refugee crisis, because 100,000 people are crossing the border. If we do not benefit from international aid, we can also be in a difficult situation.
Thank you for sharing your experience with the president. Turkey is the country that has experienced the refugee crisis most closely. Therefore, Turkey is still tackling the refugee crisis. I would also like to thank my own citizens. They accept refugees into their homes. I want to thank everyone who helped me. “