Turkey, US officials discuss bilateral, regional issues
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
Senior Turkish and U.S. officials discussed bilateral ties and regional issues in a phone call on Jan. 19.
Turkey’s Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın spoke to outgoing U.S. National Security Adviser Robert C. O’Brien over the phone and discussed Turkey-U.S. relations and regional issues, according to a statement.
The duo emphasized the strategic importance of bilateral relations and expressed satisfaction over establishing a useful channel of communication at a time when Turkey-U.S. relations encountered various challenges, it added.
The importance of mutual respect and interests for continuity in Ankara and Washington’s relations was emphasized during the meeting, the statement further said.