Erdogan Intends to Meet With Biden at Upcoming International Summits in Rome

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Then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a meeting in the capital Ankara, Turkey, Aug. 24, 2016. (AA File Photo)
Then U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a meeting in the capital Ankara, Turkey, Aug. 24, 2016. (AA File Photo)
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that Turkish-American relations had recently shown positive trends, adding that he planned to meet with his US counterpart, Joe Biden, at the G20 summit in Rome from October 30-31, and the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, scheduled for October 31-November 12.

Previously, the Turkish leader said his cooperation with Biden was not off to a very good start since the US president took office.

“If possible, we will meet with Biden in Rome. From there I will go to Glasgow. Most likely, I will meet him there. These are positive trends,” Erdogan was quoted as saying to Turkish reporters upon his arrival from Moscow, where he was on a visit on Wednesday.

The leaders discussed Syria and military cooperation, Erdogan noted, stressing that the United States has either to hand over a batch of the latest F-35 fighter jets, for which Ankara paid $1.4 billion, or return the money.

In April, Washington removed Ankara from the F-35 jet program in response to Turkey’s decision to purchase the Russian-made S-400 air defense system instead of American Patriot missiles.

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