US, Turkey announce cooperation to face struggles| MENAFN.COM

Friday, 01 July 2022 05:23 GMT

US, Turkey announce cooperation to face struggles

(MENAFN) On Wednesday, the US and Turkey stated that the both are "committed to working closely together to face current geopolitical challenges,"

A combined announcement published after a gathering among Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated that the top diplomats "intend to deepen bilateral cooperation through constructive and open dialogue as envisioned by the U.S. Turkey Strategic Mechanism."

The announcement stated that "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."

Adding "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.”


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