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The visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Turkey, 15-16 February 2018

The visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Turkey, 15-16 February 2018

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid a working visit to Turkey on 15-16 February 2018.

During his visit Secretary Tillerson was received by President Erdoğan on February 15th.

Minister Çavuşoğlu and Secretary Tillerson discussed important issues on the common agenda of Turkey-US bilateral relations and exchanged views on international issues.

Expressing clearly Turkey's views and expectations in Turkey-US relations at the meetings, Minister Çavuşoğlu underlined that US’s taking the necessary steps will be the key for rebuilding mutual trust.

Foreign Ministers of two countries held a joint press conference following the meetings.

At the end of the visit, a joint statement was released : http://www.mfa.gov.tr/turkiye-abd-stratejik-ortakligi-hk-ortak-aciklama_en.en.mfa