NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday called President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to congratulate him on his election victory in Sunday's polls.
The NATO chief also stressed the importance of Turkey's role as a member of the alliance, while Erdoğan reassured him that Turkey would remain committed to NATO and its contributions would increasingly continue.
Erdoğan and Stoltenberg also stated that the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels would constitute an important opportunity for a face-to-face meeting, according to the president's office.
Turkey is a key NATO member and has its second largest military.
Erdoğan and the People's Alliance, formed by the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) claimed a victory with 52.6 percent in the presidential elections on June 24, while the People's Alliance secured 344 parliamentary seats, gaining majority in the 600-seat Parliament.
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