December 13, 2017

Senior General holds talks with Turkish Ambassador

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing holds talks with Turkish Ambassador Mr. Kerem Divanlioglu in Nay Pyi Taw.

Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received Turkish Ambassador Mr. Kerem Divanlioglu in Bayinnaung Retreat in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
At the meeting, the Ambassador expressed his interest in the culture of Myanmar and upon his visit to the Defence Services Museum discovered that Turkey and Myanmar have had relations since the time of King Anawratha about a thousand years ago. He then went on to discuss matters relating to airways between the two countries, the development of education and economic sector, cooperation with the Tatmadaw, problems Turkey is facing with national security and democracy.
The Senior General talked on the friendly relations between the two countries and the advanced civilization of the ancient Turkey Empire. He said there are many areas of cooperation available between the two countries’ militaries such as cooperation for counter-terrorism as one country alone cannot effectively combat terrorism. Later on, they discussed about Myanmar’s Peace Process, which included the Union Peace Conference-21st Century Panglong, development efforts in Rakhine State with importance on compiling statistics.

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