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Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director David Petraeus will visit Turkey on Sunday to have talks with Turkish officials on the situation in Syria and the fight against the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), ntvmsnbc reported.
Petraeus' private plane is expected to land at İstanbul's International Atatürk Airport at 8:00 p.m. His program is being kept secret for security reasons.
During the visit, Petraeus is expected to meet with Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and National Intelligence Organization (MİT) Undersecretary Hakan Fidan to discuss the developments in Syria and the fight against PKK.
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