Trump Praises Erdogan as Ally in Battle Against Terrorism
May 16 , 2017
As per reports, US President Trump on Tuesday praised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as an ally in the fight against Islamic extremism. The two leaders talked on various bilateral issues at the White House on Tuesday.
The two main topics were Trump's decision to help Syrian Kurdish forces of YPG with weapons and Erdogan’s request for the deportation of a US-based Muslim leader, Fethullah Gulen.
However, the thorny issues were not mentioned while Trump and Erdogan were delivering statements in the Roosevelt Room.