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Erdogan: We have a say in defense, aviation and space technologies

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Russia for a one-day working visit. Speaking at the opening ceremony of MAKS-2019 International Aerospace Exhibition, Erdoğan said, uz We are becoming a country that has a say in defense, aviation and space technologies. ”

President Erdogan, the private aircraft "ANA" at 11.50 hours came to Moscow, the capital of Russia. President Erdogan, the Ministry of Russia in Zhukovsky near swollen International Airport officials, was welcomed by Turkey's Ambassador to Moscow with other relevant Mehmet Sams travelers.

Erdogan and Putin

Erdogan welcomed Putin before the opening ceremony of the MAKS-2019 International Aerospace Exhibition, and then he was in front of the cameras with Putin.

President Erdoğan said, orum I am pleased to attend and welcome you to the opening. I would like to express my gratitude to Mr. Putin for his kind invitation. I see MAKS-2019 as one of the leading fairs in its field. We also have the 14th IDEF fair this year. We also organize MAKS-2019 TEKNOFEST festival especially for young people. Last year, the festival hosted the first one and hosted more than 550,000 visitors. We expect more than 1 million participants to the event, which will be held from 17 to 22 September. I would like to express that we are waiting for Mr. Putin and the Russian people to our festival. With the motto hav Istikbal is in the skies ’, we sign important projects in the field of aviation. Turkish Airlines is one of the largest airlines in the world. THY is organizing flights to 258 cities in 124 countries. We commissioned Istanbul airport this year. We hope that the airport will host 200 million passengers annually when the airport is operational. We are becoming a country that has a say in defense, aviation and space technologies. ”

Erdogan also evaluating the interest of Russian tourists to Turkey, "it continues to break records on a record number of tourists coming to our country from Russia. This year we expect about 6 million Russian tourists to visit. ”

Erdogan that Russia's trade volume with Turkey $ 25 billion now; the target is $ 100 billion, he said.

Erdogan and Putin