Turkey, US Discuss Bilateral Relations and Recent Regional Developments
The Turkish Presidency's Spokesperson, Ibrahim Kalin, meets with US National Security Consultant, Jake Sullivan, and the two discuss regional developments.
The Spokesperson for the Turkish Presidency, Ibrahim Kalin, met with US National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, in the White House on Wednesday evening, according to a statement by Kalin's office.
The two sides also discussed the pandemic, climate change, and the developments in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Cyprus, and the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as other regional developments.
The strategic importance of US-Turkish relations was also stressed, and views were exchanged regarding the steps needed to increase economic cooperation. The two sides also emphasized the need to increase mutual high-profile visits, enforce the mechanisms that would allow the two countries' trade volume to reach $100 billion, maintain international cooperation that would prevent new humanitarian catastrophes in Afghanistan, and deliver humanitarian aid to the country as fast as possible.
According to the Spokesperson's office, they also discussed the importance of solidarity between NATO state members and resolving differences among them through dialogue and negotiations.