UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed with his US counterpart Donald Trump on Wednesday bilateral relations and the latest developments in Syria.
This came in a telephone conversation between Erdogan and Trump, according to a statement issued by the Presidency of the Department of Communications in the presidential compound in the capital Ankara.
The statement pointed out that President Erdogan and Trump discussed the existing bilateral relations between the two countries and the latest developments in Syria.
The two sides agreed to continue cooperation to protect civilians and prevent new humanitarian crises.
Erdogan expressed gratitude for the steps taken on Iran at the G7 summit in France a few days ago.
He also expressed his gratitude for the new US Ambassador David Michael Satterfield officially starting his duties in Ankara.
The two leaders reaffirmed their intention to increase trade between their countries to $ 100 billion.
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