Mevlut 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