Turkish FM to meet US counterpart to discuss Afghanistan in Brussels
During the bilateral meeting, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Mike Pompeo will discuss Afghanistan, Russia and NATO, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters at a press briefing in Maryland.
“No other secretary in recent history has gone on a trip as quickly as he has,” she said.
He is later set to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan and start his first full day of work at the State Department next week, Nauert added.
Çavuşoğlu will “exchange views on the current security environment and review preparations for the upcoming NATO summit to be held in Brussels” on July 11 and 12, according to a statement by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry.
He is expected to participate in bilateral talks with his counterparts on the sidelines of the meeting, the statement added.