Statement from Kabul Airport by Minister of National Defense Akar

Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar made a statement on developments in Afghanistan.

Minister Akar said: “We have done our best to ensure that our Afghan brothers live in security and prosperity.


Noting that Turkey has continued its efforts for 20 years for Afghanistan to achieve peace and tranquility, Akar said, “Over the past 6 years, we have supplied and continue to operate the Hamid Karzai International Airport, which is important for all of Afghanistan. We want to operate this airport in order to meet their peace and their needs, and to support our Afghan brothers. Our contacts on this issue are continuing, ”he said.

Recalling Ibn Khaldun’s phrase “Geography is fate,” Akar said:

“We also say that Turkey is the fate of this geography as much as geography is the fate of nations. Do not be deaf. Therefore, the countries here must respect the rights and laws of Turkey. To exist in this geography means be strong. If you are not strong, they will not survive. Strong in this geography. “” To have a strong army means to have a strong army. A strong army means an effective, dissuasive and respected army. To further increase efficiency, deterrence and the prestige of our armed forces Why? The survival of our country and our nation, for the sovereignty and independence of our 84 million citizens and the security of our borders.

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