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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

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

Tillerson aims to sell ‘America First’ to wary allies

WARSAW, Poland  /January 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — As President Donald Trump declared that “America First does not mean America alone” at a global economic forum in Switzerland, his top diplomat was on a European trip of his own, trying to convince skeptical allies that the oft-repeated phrase is more than just lip service. Yet a … Continue reading Tillerson aims to sell ‘America First’ to wary allies