Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to extend support to NATO in a meeting on Thursday with the head of western alliance, sources close to the meeting have said, Anadolu Agency reported.
"As an ally, Turkey will extend any kind of support to NATO and we attach utmost importance to new strategic concept and reforms in NATO. Also, Turkey will exert best of its efforts to help the Afghan nation," sources quoted Erdogan as telling Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
Rasmussen said the alliance's leadership appreciated Turkey's contributions in Afghanistan, underlining the importance of the country in NATO.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also participated in the meeting.