Turkey’s most senior military official is visiting Moscow.

Consultations with Russia

General Hulusi Akar, chief of the General Staff, is to meet his opposite number General Valery Gerasimov, the head of Russia’s military. Gerasimov is also the first deputy defense minister.

Gerasimov is also the first deputy defense minister. The pair would discuss “military cooperation and regional issues,” a Turkish military statement said.

Relations between Ankara and Moscow have warmed over the l...


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