Turkey plays a key role in the fight against terrorism in the region, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
He made the remarks at a joint press conference with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held during his visit to Ankara, TRT Haber news channel reported Apr. 21.
Stoltenberg also pointed to Turkey's active role in peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan.
He said Ankara also plays an important role in the settlement of the Syrian refugee crisis.
Stoltenberg is scheduled to meet with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Apr. 21 in Ankara.
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