British Premier Theresa May arrives in Ankara

May visits Anitkabir -- mausoleum of Turkish republic’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

British Premier Theresa May arrives in Ankara

World Bulletin / News Desk

 British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Ankara Saturday during which she was expected to meet Turkey’s leadership, including the president and prime minister.

May, who is on her first official visit to Turkey since becoming the premier, started her day by paying her respects at Anitkabir, which is the mausoleum of Turkish republic’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

British Ambassador to Turkey Richard Moore accompanied her during the visit.

In her meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential complex, May is expected to discuss several issues, including the fight against ISIL and the situation in Syria as well as strengthening bilateral political and trade ties.

She is also expected to meet Prime Minister Binali Yildirim at the Cankaya palace, which will be followed by a joint press conference. 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 28 Ocak 2017, 13:55
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