In a telephone call to Premier Binali Yıldırım, US Vice President Mike Pence says ties with Turkey are entering a ‘new day.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım agreed over the phone Thursday to increase cooperation between the two countries, according to a Prime Ministry source.
Pence also expressed condolences for the death of Turkish soldiers who were accidentally martyred Thursday during Russian airstrikes against Daesh in northern Syria’s Al-Bab region.
On Tuesday night, U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a 45-minute telephone call. They discussed the situation in Syria, the refugee crisis, and counter-terrorism, and their call reportedly led to the current visit to Ankara of CIA Director Mike Pompeo.