Council of Europe chief to visit Ankara

Council of Europe chief to visit Ankara

The Council of Europe's chief Thorbjorn Jagland will arrive in the Turkish capital Ankara on February 15 on a two-day working visit, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.

"Secretary General [Thorbjorn] Jagland was the first international figure to visit our country after July 15, [2016] to show his solidarity with our government and our people," the ministry said in a statement, referring to last year’s defeated coup attempt.

"The secretary general’s visit will be the third visit to our country after the coup attempt,” Hurriyet Daily cited the statement as saying,