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Visit of Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to the United States to attend the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of DEASH, 21 March 2017

Visit of Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to the United States to attend the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of DEASH, 21 March 2017

Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu paid a visit to the United States, on 21-22 March 2017, to attend the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of DEASH.

On 21 March, Minister Çavuşoğlu had meetings with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and National Security Advisor Herbert Raymond McMaster.

At the meeting with Attorney General Sessions Minister Çavuşoğlu underlined our demand on provisional arrest and extradition of FETO chief to Turkey.

Minister Çavuşoğlu and National Security Advisor McMaster evaluated bilateral and regional developments at their meeting.

Minister Çavuşoğlu gave a speech at the event organized by Turkish Heritage Organization on "Turkey-U.S. Strategic Partnership: Looking to the Future” and replied the questions.

On the same day, Minister Çavuşoğlu gave interviews to Breitbart News Agency and CBS News on Turkish Foreign policy, Turkey-US relations and regional developments. During his contacts in Washington D.C., Minister Çavuşoğlu replied questions of the Turkish and Russian press, as well.

Minister Çavuşoğlu attented the meeting on the situation in Syria, hosted by Ayrault, FM of France, before the Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of DEASH in Washington D.C.

During his visit Minister Çavuşoğlu came together with opinion makers from the Atlantic Council to discuss the current international agenda.