Mevlut Cavusoglu

United States | List of Participants: Meeting of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

United States – AFGHANISTAN Her Excellency Roya Rahmani Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States ALBANIA His Excellency Gent Cakaj Acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs AUSTRALIA Mr. Anthony Sheehan Deputy Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade AUSTRIA Mr. Gerhard Alois Maynhardt Minister Plenipotentiary, Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration, and Foreign Affairs BAHRAIN … Continue reading United States | List of Participants: Meeting of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke on the phone today with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. They discussed ongoing U.S.-Turkish engagement as part of the deliberate and coordinated withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria. Secretary Pompeo reiterated the commitment of the United … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

BEIRUT | Bomb kills 8 in Syrian town held by Turkey-backed forces

BEIRUT — A bomb blast in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed opposition forces killed at least eight people Sunday, activists said, the latest in a series of attacks along the border where Turkey has troops. The spike in attacks follows Turkish threats to expand its offensive against U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces, moving from … Continue reading BEIRUT | Bomb kills 8 in Syrian town held by Turkey-backed forces

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoğlu to discuss the importance of recent developments in the U.S.-Turkish bilateral relationship. The Secretary restated his concerns regarding Turkey’s continued unjust detention of U.S. citizens and locally employed staff, including … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara. The two discussed a range of issues of bilateral importance including Syria, Iran, and counterterrorism. The Secretary welcomed the decision to return Pastor Andrew Brunson and reiterated the United States’ … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

Turkey | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

Turkey – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and both agreed that any Assad regime military offensive in Idlib would be an unacceptable, reckless escalation of the conflict in Syria. The Secretary also stressed the importance of Turkey releasing Pastor Andrew … Continue reading Turkey | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

MOSCOW | Turkey warns against Syrian govt offensive on Idlib

MOSCOW — Turkey’s Foreign Minister has warned against a possible Syrian government offensive on the last remaining opposition stronghold. Mevlut Cavusoglu, who was in Moscow on Friday for talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, said that Russia and Turkey should work to separate opposition groups from “terrorists” in the northwestern province of Idlib. He warned … Continue reading MOSCOW | Turkey warns against Syrian govt offensive on Idlib

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Pompeo met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on August 3 in Singapore on the margins of the ASEAN Ministerial.  They spoke about a number of issues, and had a constructive conversation. They agreed to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to discuss the case of Pastor Andrew Brunson.  The Secretary ‎and Foreign Minister committed to continued discussions to resolve the matter and address other … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu

WASHINGTON | US, Turkey discuss detained US pastor after Trump threat

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken to his Turkish counterpart about an American pastor detained on terrorism and espionage charges. It could be a possible indication the NATO allies are trying to ease tensions that flared this week after President Donald Trump said the U.S. would impose sanctions in retaliation. Turkey has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US, Turkey discuss detained US pastor after Trump threat

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.  The Secretary underscored that it is well past time for this innocent Pastor Andrew Brunson to come home. _______ SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV

ATHENS, Greece | The Latest: Italy offers water-dropping aircraft to Greece

ATHENS, Greece — The Latest on wildfires raging in Greece (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Italy is offering two Canadair aircraft to help Greece battle wildfires that have killed dozens of people near Athens. Premier Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday tweeted Italy’s support for Greece and condolences for those who have died. He announced Italy was … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | The Latest: Italy offers water-dropping aircraft to Greece

ATHENS, Greece | The Latest: Greek leader declares 3 days of mourning

ATHENS, Greece — The Latest on wildfires raging in Greece (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared three days of national mourning for dozens of people killed by wildfires that swept through seaside areas near Athens. The official death toll Tuesday from the deadly fires that broke out Monday stood … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | The Latest: Greek leader declares 3 days of mourning

ATHENS, Greece  | The Latest: Turkey offers Greece help fighting fires

ATHENS, Greece  — The Latest on wildfires raging in Greece (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Turkey has offered to send firefighting aircraft to neighboring Greece after twin wildfires tore through areas near Athens. Speaking in Northern Cyprus Tuesday, Turkey’s foreign minister said Turkish airplanes and helicopters are on standby to aid Greece. Mevlut Cavusoglu said … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece  | The Latest: Turkey offers Greece help fighting fires

BRUSSELS | The Latest: NATO summit: Turkey defends weapons purchase

BRUSSELS — The Latest on the NATO summit (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Turkish foreign minister has defended his country’s purchase of a Russian-made air defense system, the first of its kind by a NATO member. Mevlut Cavusoglu (May-VLOOT CHA-voosh-oh-loo) insists “Turkey is a sovereign country” and says its acquisition of the S400 anti-aircraft … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: NATO summit: Turkey defends weapons purchase