The Turkish president, German chancellor and the European Council head will shortly hold a meeting via video link, government sources said on Tuesday.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Angela Merkel and Charles Michel will virtually meet at 14:00 local time (11:00GMT), said the sources on the condition of anonymity.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, National Defense Minister Hulus Akar, head of National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin and Chief of Cabinet Hasan Dogan will also attend the high-level meeting.

*Writing by Havva Kara Aydin

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