Erdoğan embarks on a historic Mideast tour

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will travel to the United Arab Emirates and Egypt on historic visits both for regional and bilateral reasons amid the continued Israeli massacres against the Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

Following the Cabinet Meeting held at the Presidential Complex, Erdoğan departed for Dubai to attend the "World Governments Summit 2024" upon the invitation of the President of the United Arab Emirates Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Prior to their departure to Dubai, Erdoğan and his entourage were bid farewell by Ankara Governor Vasip Şahin and other officials.

The delegation included top Turkish officials such as Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Alparslan Bayraktar, Treasury and Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek, National Defense Minister Yaşar Güler, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca, Industry and Technology Minister Mehmet Fatih Kacır, and Trade Minister Ömer Bolat, who accompanied Erdoğan.

 As part of the summit, Erdoğan will deliver a speech with the theme "Sustainability and New Global Transformations," during which he is expected to convey significant messages about the deterioration of the world order as seen in the case of the ongoing crisis in the Middle East.

The Turkish president is expected to hold bilateral meetings with the UAE leadership and leaders from other countries attending the summit. More than 25 state and government leaders, as well as many ministers, statesmen and experts in their fields, will attend the summit, where Türkiye, Qatar and India are the guests of honor.

One of the main issues the leaders will discuss will be the ways to end the Israeli attacks on the civilians through a ceasefire which will be followed by efforts to resume peace negotiations...

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