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Friday, 01 July 2022 05:42 GMT

US, Turkiye dedicated to collaborate to tackle problems


(MENAFN) As stated by The US and Turkiye, they are "committed to working closely together to face current geopolitical challenges."

According to a shared declaration following a conference amid Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, the top envois "intend to deepen bilateral cooperation through constructive and open dialogue as envisioned by the U.S. Turkey Strategic Mechanism."

It also showed "They discussed ways and assessed concrete steps to enhance their cooperation on defense issues, counterterrorism, energy and food security, combatting climate change and boosting trade ties, while agreeing to intensify consultations on a range of regional issues,"
noting "They also reiterated their support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity against Russia’s unacceptable war. Within this framework, the United States and Turkey reaffirmed their support to find a solution to end the war.”

Earlier, Cavusoglu declared that discussions with the US on the sale of F-16 jets to Ankara were moving ahead in a good way.

The top Turkish envoi mentioned a State Department message to the US Congress which stated the distribution of the planes "is not only important for Turkiye, but for the US."

Cavusoglu also informed journalists "I can say that our negotiations and the meetings are going on positively, and the Congress should work on it as well."

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