“Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina agreed to enhance cooperation in the field of defense, Turkey’s Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Wednesday.

Canikli’s remarks came during his official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo.

Speaking to reporters after meeting his Bosnian counterpart Marina Pendes, Canikli described Bosnia as ‘a valuable and important country’ for Turkey.

Calling his meeting with Pendes ‘constructive’ and ‘fruitful,’ the Turkish minister said: ‘The two countries agreed to further develop relations in the field of defense.'” (Anadolu)