Axar.az
UP
12 December 2017


Ambassador Bass caused visa row between Turkey, US

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Ambassador John Bass is the one who caused the recent visa row between Turkey and the U.S.

Speaking at a meeting with provincial governors at the Beştepe Presidential Complex in Ankara, Erdoğan said "It is unacceptable that the U.S. is giving up on a strategic partner like Turkey for an ambassador that does not know his place."

"It's a shame if the U.S. is governed by a single ambassador," he added.

Erdoğan slammed the U.S.' stance on Turkey, and reiterated his criticism of U.S. support for the PKK terrorist group's Syrian wing the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed branch the People's Protection Units (YPG).

Erdoğan stated that no one can claim the "terror corridor" formed south of Turkey is to fight Daesh, and the real aim is to besiege Turkey.

The president also announced that Turkey would no longer use U.S. made Sig Sauer weapons in its police force.

Date
2017.10.12 / 15:24
Author
Axar.az
Comments
loading...
See also

FSB prevents suicide terrorist attacks in Moscow region

White House ready to accept Assad’s rule in Syria

US continues arms support to YPG

European Council approves 25-country defense pact

Saakashvili's defense files appeal over arrest of his ally

Cuba tells U.S. suspension of visas is hurting families

Israel hit Hamas posts in Gaza Strip

UN aid official in Yemen urges lifting of blockade

Trump to send astronauts back to the moon

Ex-Georgian president avoids pre-trial detention

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla