Qatar defense minister to visit Turkey: Turkish ministry sources

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 29, 2017 4:48 AM

ANKARA (Reuters) - Qatar's defense minister is due to visit Ankara on Friday and will hold talks with his Turkish counterpart, sources at Turkey's defense ministry said on Thursday.

Turkey has backed Doha in its rift with four Arab states, which are boycotting the emirate over alleged support for terrorism, in what has become the worst Gulf Arab crisis in years.

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(Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Daren Butler)