The United States continues to seek opportunities to strengthen bilateral relations with Turkey. This was stated by the head of the press service of the State Department, Ned Price, commenting on reports about the planned visit of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to Russia.
According to him, countries can find areas of cooperation, even if they have “differences in other areas.”
“We consider Turkey an ally and a friend. Turkey is an important NATO ally and has played an important role in recent years in dealing with a number of challenges, ”Price said. In addition, the head of the press service of the State Department recalled that the Turkish side contributed to the resumption of the airport in the capital of Afghanistan.
It was previously reported that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Sochi to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to ask for help from the Russian armed forces to resolve the conflict in Syrian Idlib. This opinion was expressed in a conversation with “Lenta.ru” by the principal investigator of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences Konstantin Truevtsev. He is confident that one of the main items on the agenda will be Syria and the recent visit of President Bashar al-Assad.