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Turkey, US officials discuss bilateral issues

Turkey, US officials discuss bilateral issues

Turkish presidential spokesperson, US national security adviser stress importance of Turkey-US ties.
20.01.2021 - 09:41

Senior Turkish and US officials discussed bilateral ties and regional issues in a phone call Tuesday.

Turkey’s Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin spoke to outgoing US National Security Adviser Robert C. O’Brien over the phone and discussed Turkey-US 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-US 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.