President Erdogan left for Iraq

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan went on an official visit to Iraq.

A plane with the head of state on board flew out of the Ataturk airport in Istanbul at 09:15 in Turkish time.

At the Airport of Erdogan, Governor Istanbul was escorted by Davut Gul and other officials.

During the visit to Iraq, the Turkish leader is accompanied by the head of the Foreign Ministry Hakan Fidan, the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Ali Yerlika, the Minister of National Defense Yashar Guler, the Minister of Trade Omer Bolat, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Abdulcadier Uralogl, the Minister of the Agriculture and Forestry Ibrahim Yumakla, the Minister of Energy and the Minister of Energy and Forestry natural resources Alparslan Bayractar, Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatikh Kajyr, head of the Directorate of Relations under the Presidential Administration Fakhretin Altun and chief adviser to the president on foreign policy and security Akif Chagatai Kylych.

As part of a one-day visit, Erdogan will meet with Iraq President Abdul Latif Rashid and Prime Minister Muhammad Shia al-Sudani.

Following the meeting of the leaders of Turkey and Iraq, a joint press conference and the ceremony of signing bilateral agreements will be held.

Erdogan will visit the city of Erbil as part of the visit.