Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (October 16)

Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (October 16)

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke yesterday with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Secretary Pompeo reiterated U.S. opposition to Turkey’s military offensive and underscored President Trump’s call for the Turkish Government to stop its invasion of northeast Syria and to return to a dialogue with the United States on security in northeast Syria. The Secretary previewed the upcoming high-level U.S. delegation to Ankara led by Vice President Mike Pence.