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.
“We have published detailed ideas as two NATO countries.”
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 agree to accelerate diplomatic efforts.”
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,” Erdogan said. The process between Russia and Ukraine continues. 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, for example, is open to about 2 million refugees.”
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 will open its doors to nearly 2 million refugees fleeing the war. It sets an exemplary attitude. I would like to congratulate my dear friend Duda for hosting this. This is beyond all sorts of gratitude. Turkey has been around the world for eight years. As the country that accepts the most refugees in the country, it best understands the challenges facing Poland.
President Erdogan thanked the Polish authorities for the convenience provided by the border crossing for the evacuation of civilians, saying: At our meeting, we also discussed the idea of establishing a high-level strategic cooperation council and establishing a strategic partnership. We will accelerate efforts to meet the first council in Warsaw in the second half of this year. “
“We are very close to our $ 10 billion goal.”
Sharing information on the volume of transactions with Poland, President Erdogan said: “Despite the epidemic situation, our trading volume increased by 28% to reach $ 8.3 billion. We are very close to our goal of $ 10 billion. Also in the field of defense industry. We are also pleased with the development of our relationship. We are also working closely with Poland on regional issues and multilateral platforms. I am confident that the constructive attitude and support of my Polish friends is the relationship between Turkey and the EU. I believe we will continue to move forward.
Thanks to Erdogan from the President of Poland
In a statement, the President of Poland said, “I thank Prime Minister Erdogan. I know how hard he is working for the peace of Ukraine. A country of great geographical and political importance. As Turkey plays a very important role in ensuring peace in the region. “
Polish President Duda said: A war broke out on the territory of Ukraine, a neighboring country of Poland. Russia is attacking an independent country. The main topic of this conference was Ukraine. President, we want our military and economic cooperation to continue. Last May, we built a very good partnership 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. “
“Turkey as an important nation plays a major role in building 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 you do not benefit from international aid, you can find difficult situations.”
Turkey has stated that it is accepting a large number of refugees, and Duda said he wants to benefit from Turkey’s savings: “Today, two million refugees have entered Poland, because in our calculations. According to you, 100,000 people are crossing the border. Today we can talk about the refugee crisis. If we do not benefit from international aid, we can be in a difficult situation. Experience with the president. Thank you for sharing. Turkey is the country that has experienced the refugee crisis most closely. Therefore, Turkey is still working on the refugee crisis and I would like to thank my own citizens as well. Accepts refugees into their homes. I want to thank everyone who has helped me. “
Welcome to the official ceremony
President Erdogan welcomed Polish President Duda on an official visit to Turkey at an official ceremony at the Cankaya Presidential Residence. The two leaders shook hands and posed for the media.