Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Jubeir (L) at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on February 8, 2017.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Adel al-Jubeir (L) at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on February 8, 2017.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Bahrain on Sunday as part of a three-day official tour to the Gulf region that will also take him to Saudi Arabia on Monday and Qatar a day after.

His meetings with the heads of these countries are expected to focus on regional and political issues as well as security and business ties.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar are Turkey's close allies in the region and the three countries are backing the opposition fighters in Syria.

TRT World's Abubakr al Shamahi has more details.

Source: TRT World