Turkish foreign minister, U.S. national security adviser to meet in Ankara on Wednesday: ministry

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends a news conference in Istanbul
FILE PHOTO: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends a news conference in Istanbul, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

October 16, 2019

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet with U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien at 1245 GMT in Ankara on Wednesday, Turkey’s foreign ministry said, as Turkey pressed on with its military operation in northeastern Syria.

O’Brien will be visiting Ankara as part of a delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who will hold talks with President Tayyip Erdogan about Turkey’s offensive in northeastern Syria on Thursday.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Ece Toksabay)

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