Hungary’s foreign minister on Monday praised the cooperation between his country and Turkey in the defense industry, underling that Turkey is a NATO member.

Peter Szijjarto was speaking after his meeting with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Budapest, capital of Hungary.

Responding to a question about cooperation between Hungary and Turkey, Szijjarto said: “Please do not forget when you are talking about Turkey that it is a NATO member.”

“So, naturally we cooperate with Turkey in the defense industry. Of course, we will continue this cooperation in the future,” he added.

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