President Erdogan accepts US defense minister
ANKARA - Turkiye’s uneasiness on the US support to PYD/YPG uttered in acceptance of President US Defense Minister Mattis by President Erdoğan.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan accepted US Defense Secretary James Mattis.
National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli, MIT Undersecretary Hakan Fidan, Deputy Secretary General of the Presidency and Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalın took part in Erdoğan's acceptance in the Presidency Complex.
Referendum decision Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government stated as a wrong step in the President Erdoğan's acceptance of US Defense Minister Mattis.
It is reported that Erdoğan expressed discomforts of Turkiye about the US support to PYD/YPG.
The need to protect the territorial integrity of Syria and Iraq, as well as its determination to cooperate with terrorist organizations, emphasized in the acceptance of US Secretary of Defense by President Erdoğan. (ILKHA)