Pompeo called Cavusoglu

Pompeo called Cavusoglu

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Secretary Pompeo reiterated U.S. opposition to Turkey’s military offensive and underscored President Trump’s call for the Turkish Government to stop its invasion of northeast Syria and to return to a dialogue with the United States on security in northeast Syria. The Secretary previewed the upcoming high-level U.S. delegation to Ankara led by Vice President Mike Pence.

On October 17, Secretary Pompeo will participate in a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey to discuss the situation in northeast Syria./ibna