Panetta Meets with Turkish Leaders

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis J. Ricciardone Jr. in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 15, 2011. Panetta met with Ricciardone and Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz. DOD photo by Erin Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta greets a member of the Turkish army in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 15, 2011. Panetta spoke with the Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz about common security challenges facing both nations. DOD photo by Erin Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta walks to a meeting with Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 15, 2011. DOD photo by Erin Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Turish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz in Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 15, 2011. DOD photo by Erin Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta listens as Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz welcomes him to Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 15, 2011. DOD photo by Erin Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta thanks Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz for welcoming him to Ankara, Turkey, Dec. 15, 2011. DOD photo by Erin Kirk-Cuomo