Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking to Reuters also said that it is “not rational” for US to hurt ally Turkey on sanctions, Syria “safe zone.”
President Erdogan says that Turkey and the US are discussing a safe zone in northern Syria but with every step taken it is seen that what Turkey wants does not match with what is in the mind of the US.
Leaders of both countries agree on protecting civilians in Idlib and to continue to cooperate to avoid a new humanitarian crisis in the region.
Eight successive AK Party governments have made significant efforts to uphold the rights of Turkey's religious minorities, local leaders say.
David Michael Satterfield took the post which was vacant for almost two years. The previous ambassador left over a visa crisis between Ankara and Washington, where lawmakers could not agree on his replacement.
“We’II move the process which we started with the Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch operations [in northern Syria] forward to a different phase very soon,” Turkey's President Erdogan says.
In a phone call, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered condolences to the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, whose brother Bandar bin Abdulaziz al Saud recently died at the age of 96.
During a joint new conference with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad said the cooperation between the two countries will help to relieve the Muslim Ummah from being subjugated.
July 15 marks three years since the Turkish people defeated a coup attempt by rogue elements in the country's military. The Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO) was behind the deadly move, which left at least 251 people dead.
US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said Ankara would face "real and negative consequences" for acquiring Russian S-400 defence systems.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is chairing this year's South East European Co-operation Process, bringing together 13 countries including Turkey.
Earlier, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened Turkish artist Ara Guler's exhibition in the Japanese city of Kyoto.
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