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Erdoğan, Trump to meet in May, Turkey says

İbrahim Kalın, the spokesperson for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, said on Wednesday said that Erdoğan will meet with US President Donald Trump prior to the Brussels NATO summit in May.

“Turkish-American relations will be discussed,” Kalın told reporters in Ankara, stating that Erdoğan asked Trump in recent phone call to stop supporting the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria.

According to Kalın, Turkish spy chief Hakan Fidan reiterated the same concern in his talks the with CIA director when his US counterpart paid a visit to Turkey last week.

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