Where does President Trump stand on Turkey?
|October 24th, 2018 at 8:56:15 PM permalink|
Member since: Oct 24, 2012
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (born 26 February 1954) is a Turkish politician serving as President of Turkey since 2014. He previously served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2014 and as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998.
6 Presidential visits to Turkey
Dwight D. Eisenhower December 6–7, 1959 Ankara Informal Visit. Met with President Celâl Bayar.
George H. W. Bush. July 20–22, 1991 Ankara, Istanbul Met with President Turgut Ozal.
Bill Clinton. November 15–19, 1999 Ankara, İzmit, Ephesus, Istanbul State Visit. Attended Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Summit meeting.
George W. Bush. June 26–29, 2004 Ankara, Istanbul Met with President Ahmet Necdet Sezer and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Attended the NATO Summit meeting.
Barack Obama. April 5–7, 2009 Ankara, Istanbul Met with President Abdullah Gül and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Delivered a speech to the Turkish Parliament. Laid a wreath at Anitkabir Mausoleum, Also met with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople of the Orthodox Church, attended the Alliance of Civilizations forum, and participated in a town hall meeting with students at the Tophane Cultural Center.
Barack Obama. November 14–17, 2015 Antalya Attended the G-20 Summit Meeting. also met with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, King Salman of Saudi Arabia and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Secretary Pompeo traveled to Ankara, Turkey on October 17, 2018.
In Ankara, the Secretary met with Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu to welcome the decision to release Pastor Andrew Brunson and to discuss other issues of bilateral importance. The Secretary also discussed the Jamal Khashoggi case and reiterate the U.S. offer to assist Turkey in its investigation.
How do you think Trump feels about Erdoğan?
|October 25th, 2018 at 1:33:48 AM permalink|
Member since: Aug 3, 2014
They have all been allies in the battle to destabilize Syria and oust Assad. Most of Isis volunteers, mercenaries and supplies have traveled across Turkey right through Turkey's border stations.
But then again, the US is harboring Erdogan's enemy Fethullah Gullen.
Everyone gets thrown from the plane to maintain altitude