| 23 February 2024, Friday |

Saudi-Turkish discussions on boosting military cooperation

Saudi Chief of General Staff Fayyadh bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili visited Türkiye following an invitation from his Turkish counterpart, General Metin Gurak.

Al-Ruwaili held a meeting with Gurak to discuss relations and explore ways to enhance and develop defense and military cooperation.

Al-Ruwaili also met with Türkiye’s Minister of National Defense Yaşar Güler, where they discussed strategic relations between the two countries and opportunities to strengthen cooperation in the defense and military fields, SPA reported.

He also visited the Turkish Special Forces Command and met with Commander of Turkish Special Forces Major General Omer Ertugrul Erbakan. Al-Ruwaili was briefed on the forces’ supplies and equipment during the visit.

Al-Ruwaili also met with President of the Defense Industry Agency (SSB) Prof. Haluk Görgün, to discuss ways to enhance cooperation in military industries and develop scientific research. During the meeting, Al-Ruwaili was briefed on companies specialized in the defense and military fields in Türkiye.


  • Asharq Al-Awsat