last minute “data-mce-href =” https://www.ntv.com.tr/son-dakika “> Breaking news! Highlights from President Erdogan’s statements;
Regardless of who is in the administration, it is a requirement of both our commitment and our fellowship to stand with Afghanistan in good times and in bad times.
We have already said that we can accept the leaders of the Taliban. We maintain this attitude today.
We also welcome the moderate and moderate statements made by the Taliban leadership.
We are ready for all kinds of cooperation for the peace of the Afghan people, the well-being of our Turkish compatriots living in this country and the protection of the interests of our country.
Our troops in Afghanistan have never served as a fighting force. We never saw or used our soldiers there as a foreign power.
Turkey’s military presence in Afghanistan will also strengthen the hand of the new administration on the international stage and facilitate its work.
(Hamid Karzai Airport Security) Now, we are making our plans according to the new realities on the ground, and we are continuing our negotiations accordingly.
We have a meeting with Merkel until the end of this week and with Putin this weekend.
Ensuring the safety and well-being of our citizens in Afghanistan is our number one priority.