Turkey, US discuss anti-terrorism efforts in Brussels
BRUSSELS - Anadolu AgencyTurkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the security situation in the Middle East in their meeting in Brussels on May 20, according to tweets posted by the Turkish minister.
“Good discussion with FM John Kerry on efforts against terrorism, regional developments and current situation in Syria,” Çavuşoğlu wrote on his official Twitter account.
Both top diplomats are in Brussels to attend a meeting of foreign ministers from NATO member countries.
The two sides also reportedly discussed latest developments in Iraq and measures to take to stem the flow of foreign fighters pouring into the region.
Separately, Çavusoğlu met with Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki, with whom he discussed “ways to further strengthen bilateral relations and NATO-Macedonia relations,” according to further tweets posted by the Turkish foreign minister.
Before leaving Brussels for Turkey on May 20, Çavuşoğlu also met with the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.
On May 19, he met with his counterparts from Greece, Nikos Kotzias; the Netherlands, Bert Koenders; and Denmark, Kristian Jensen.