Wendy Sherman

US, Turkey discuss strength of ties, opportunities ahead: Washington

Senior U.S. and Turkish diplomats discussed the ongoing "strength of the U.S.-Turkey relationship and opportunities to deepen cooperation," the State Department said on Sept. 17. 

Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal met as part of this year's U.S.-Turkey High-Level Political Dialogue.

China sanctions US citizens, entities over Hong Kong

Beijing announced sanctions on seven American citizens and entities on July 23 in response to a U.S. advisory on deteriorating freedoms in Hong Kong, just days ahead of a visit from a senior Biden administration official.

Tensions between Beijing and Washington have soured on a number of fronts, including human rights, trade, cybersecurity and the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic.

US envoy heads to Turkey seeking to ensure aid to Syrians

The U.S ambassador to the United Nations headed to Turkey late on June 1 seeking to ensure that humanitarian aid can be delivered to Syria across borders, a program Russia has severely limited in recent years while insisting the Syrian government should control all assistance to millions in need.

Turkey, US agree joint efforts needed for regional peace

Top Turkish and U.S. officials on May 29 discussed bilateral relations and regional issues in Istanbul.

In a meeting held at the Dolmabahçe Office, Turkey's presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman discussed the agenda of the upcoming NATO summit on June 14.

Ties with Turkey very critical to US: Senior official

A senior American official has described ties with Turkey as very critical and significant despite ongoing differences in various issues, including the U.S. support to the YPG and Turkey's deployment of the Russian air defense systems, while recalling that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S.