Turkey and the US

Erdogan holds three-hour meeting with Tillerson

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had a "productive, open conversation" about a mutually beneficial way to improve US-Turkey relations, a State Department …

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Will Turkey give US 'Ottoman slap'?

Ankara may give Washington an 'Ottoman slap', Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, stressing that all NATO members are equal with the US. "It is clear that those who say 'we will …

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Turkey calls on US to stop supporting Kurds

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim questioned the seriousness of the US in the fight against terrorism and urged it again to drop its support for terror groups. "The US, which we think as our NATO ally and …

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Mattis says US troops to remain in Manbij

The US will continue to work with Turkey at "the highest levels and all the way down through the military level", US Defense Secretary James Mattis said during a visit to the Pentagon's press …

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Erdogan: US lies to Turkey on Syria

Former US President Barack Obama and current President Donald Trump have lied to Turkey on the issue of Syrian Kurdish fighters in Syria’s Manbij region. the country's President Recep …

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US will no longer supply weapons to YPG

U.S. Security Advisor Herbert Raymond McMaster said that the U.S. will no longer give weapons to Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in a phone call with the Turkish presidential aide İbrahim Kalın …

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 Yildirim: more than 300 terrorists killed in Afrin

More than 300 terrorists had been killed since the beginning of the operation in Syria's Afrin, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said. Referring to the US, Yildirim said the country, which Turkey has worked …

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Erdogan urges US to stop aiding Syrian Kurds

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with his US counterpart Donald Trump to discuss Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin, Turkish presidential sources said. In the …

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US urges Turkey to exercise restraint in Syria

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged Turkey to exercise restraint in its military operations in northern Syria, which he said had disrupted the peaceful return of refugees and could prove to be an opening for al Qaeda and …

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