UK MoD Ben WALLACE: “In Today’s Security Landscape, the Relationship Between Turkey and UK is Even More Crucial!”

In an exclusive interview with UK Defense Secretary (Minister of Defense/MoD) Ben WALLACE, we talked about UK’s security and defense strategy, the current status of defense and security relationship between Turkey and the UK, as well as the promising areas for industrial level cooperation between the UK and Turkey.

Date: Issue 109 - August 2021

Defence Turkey: How important is the defense and security relationship with Turkey and would you like to talk about your recent exchanges with your counterparts in Turkey? 

MoD Ben WALLACE: Turkey remains an important NATO Ally with a critical role to play in many aspects of wider regional security, including the fight against terrorism. Our longstanding cooperation with Turkey remains strong within the NATO Alliance, as well as at the bilateral level in many areas of mutual interest and shared security concerns.