President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was attending the MAKS 2019 International Aviation and Space Salon at Zhukovsky Airport.
President Erdoğan spoke at the aviation and space exhibition, opened by Russian President Vladimir Putin, said that Turkey is becoming a country that “has a say” in the field of aviation and space technology.
“As of the end of 2018, the total exports of our defense and aviation sector have reached $2.5 billion,” he added.
Bilateral relations with Russia will deepen further thanks to the cooperation in aviation and space technology, he also stated.
Erdoğan invited Putin and the Russian people to Turkey’s largest aerospace and technology festival, Teknofest, which will take place between Sept. 17-22 in Istanbul Airport.
Russian President Vladimir Putin “I’m sure that all our partners, including, of course, our Turkish friends, Turkish delegation, will be interested in the achievements of aviation and space industry, the last generation products and this will open the new possibilities for the cooperation of the two countries,” said.
The MAKS 2019 International Aviation and Space Salon will be held at the Zhukovsky International Airport until Sunday.