Turkish Armed Forces

Turkish defense minister says he had 'positive' meeting with Greek counterpart

Turkey's defense minister said he had a "positive" meeting with his Greek counterpart in Brussels, on the sidelines of a gathering of their NATO colleagues.

"We had a positive and constructive meeting with the Greek defense minister (Nikos Panagiotopoulos)," Hulusi Akar told reporters late on Oct. 22.

"We expect to see the positive results of this meeting in the coming days."

Smooth evacuation from Kabul show Turkish army’s power: Defense minister

Despite the tension and intensity at the Kabul International Airport following the Taliban's takeover, the smooth and speedy evacuation of the Turkish troops and other officials has proved the strength of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), the defense minister has said.