Turkey, US to continue political talks after Tillerson’s visit
ANKARATurkey and the United States will continue high-level diplomatic talks early next week for further political consultation on bilateral relations as well as regional and international developments, following U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Ankara on March 30.
U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon is expected to visit Turkey on April 3 and 4 for political consultations with Ambassador Ümit Yalçın, Undersecretary of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, said the foreign ministry in a written statement on March 31.
“During the consultations, bilateral relations between Turkey and the U.S., as well as regional and international developments will be discussed,” it said.
In his first visit to Ankara on March 30, Tillerson met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.