Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu and the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met in Washington on Monday to discuss the tensions between the two NATO allies over the SDF-controlled Manbij, where the US maintains a military presence.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is to take part in the Joint Strategic Planning Group meeting, a body of the Turkish-Russian High-Level Cooperation Council, to discuss Syria.
Russian officials will visit Turkey on Jan. 9-10 to discuss the framework for Syrian peace talks
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will be holding meetings with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Antalya on Thursday and discuss bilateral relations, as well as the Syrian crisis, on the sidelines of the 5th Meeting of Turkey-Russian Federation Joint Strategic Planning Group.
At a press conference in Ankara, Turkey, the head of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey regrets that the attempt to establish a ceasefire on Syrian territory has failed.