Hulusi Akar

General consensus achieved in Ukrainian grain export issue: Defense minister

There is a general consensus among relevant parties for establishing an operation center in Istanbul and opening a corridor that will enable Ukrainian grain to reach global markets, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on June 23.

"We see that concrete steps can be taken," he told reporters.

Sweden, Finland’s support to terrorist organizations threat to NATO: Akar

The fact that Sweden and Finland are providing political, financial and military support to terrorist organizations poses a threat to NATO as well, Türkiye's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said, expressing Ankara's disturbance over the continued arms embargo by some allied countries.

Turkish, British, Ukrainian defense ministers meet in Brussels

Defense ministers of Turkey, Britain and Ukraine had a tripartite meeting and discussed current issues on the sidelines of the NATO defense ministers meeting.

Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, British Defense Minister Ben Wallace and Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, exchanged opinions on regional defense and security issues, and the latest developments in Ukraine on June 16.