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Turkey’s Erdogan arrives in Vatican


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Vatican City on Sunday evening to meet with Pope Francis, APA reported citing TRT Haber.

 

Erdogan is expected to meet with other officials as well.

 

The sides will discuss Turkish-Vatican relations, Jerusalem, regional issues, the Syrian crisis, the fight against terrorism at the meetings.

 

The Turkish leader is also scheduled to pay a visit to Rome to meet with Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

 

This is the first Turkish presidential trip to the Vatican in 59 years.

 

Celal Bayar (1959) was the first Turkish visit to visit Vatican.

 

 

 

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