President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with President of France Emmanuel Macron.
The meeting of the two leaders at NATO Headquarters as part of the NATO Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government is closed to the media.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan went to Brussels, the capital of Belgium, yesterday to attend the NATO Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government and to hold bilateral contacts within the scope of the summit.
Extraordinary NATO summit begins
The extraordinary summit, attended by the heads of state and government of NATO countries, started at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, the capital of Belgium.
The leaders of 30 allied countries are attending the meeting, where Turkey is represented by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The leaders, who took a family photo before the meeting, included the developments after Russia’s attack on Ukraine.
As part of the summit, where NATO’s long-term stance in Eastern Europe will be evaluated, the heads of state and government started to hold bilateral meetings in Brussels since yesterday evening. After the meeting ends, some leaders are expected to continue their bilateral meetings at NATO headquarters.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron before the meeting, also has an intense bilateral meeting traffic.
NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg, in his statement yesterday, “We will take more decisions at the summit tomorrow. We must reposition our deterrence.” He stated that they would increase the number of forces on the eastern flank of the alliance on land, air and sea, and that more troops would be deployed to Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia as a first step.