U.S. administration

President Erdoğan slams US for threatening to cut off aid to countries over Jerusalem vote

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the U.S. administration for threatening to cut off financial support to U.N. General Assembly member states that voted against the U.S.’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

US alliance with YPG 'creates ground for terror organizations,' says Turkish FM Çavuşoğlu

The partnership between the United States and the People's Protection Units (YPG) in the fight against jihadists in northern Syria is "creating the ground for other terror organizations in the region," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said, reiterating Ankara's expectation that Raqqa will be handed to the control of local Arabs after its liberation. 

Tillerson praises US ambassador for efforts amid 'terror support' row with Turkey

United States Secretary of State Rex Tilllerson praised efforts by U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass on Aug. 1 for his efforts in bilateral relations between Ankara and Washington, despite a bitter ongoing dispute over "terrorism support."