Turkish premier chairs security meeting in capital


Prime Minister Binali Yildirim chaired a security meeting at the Cankaya Palace in capital Ankara Wednesday that included the military chief and head of the country's intelligence agency.

The meeting lasted one-and-a-half hours, an Anadolu Agency correspondent outside the premier's office said.

Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar, National Intelligence Organization (MIT) head Hakan Fidan, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Customs and Trade Minister Bulent Tufekci, Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin, Prime Ministry Undersecretary Fuat Oktay, and Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Umit Yalcin were among those who attended the meeting.

The meeting was closed to the press and no official statement was made at the end of it.

Source: Anadolu Agency