6/15/2021

Erdoğan Attends NATO Leaders’ Summit in Brussels

​​​​President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended the NATO Leaders' Summit in Brussels on June 14, which brought together the leaders of member states.

At the summit, NATO leaders discussed the path the military alliance will take over the next decade in the face of challenges and threats such as cybersecurity. Holding a press conference after the Summit, President Erdoğan underlined NATO should be more active in the face of global challenges and said: “The Alliance should undertake more effective initiatives in the regions such as the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, Europe and Asia, if NATO security is needed."

President Erdoğan met with the leaders of NATO member countries as part of his bilateral talks on the sidelines of the summit including; US President Joe Biden, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President Emmanuel Macron of France, President of the Government of Spain Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, President Gitanas Nausėda of Lithuania, President Egils Levits of Latvia, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of Greece and Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orbán.​

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