The strategic partnership shared by Turkey and the U.S. promotes further cooperation on various fields, the Turkish president said on Saturday following his meeting with the U.S. counterpart.
“… Above all, we have a strategic partnership, which promotes our cooperation in various fields,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, adding he believed this cooperation would continue in the same manner in the coming period.
President Erdogan met Donald Trump in line with G20 Leaders' Summit held in Osaka, Japan, and two leaders discussed for more than half an hour.
In his brief statement following the meeting, Erdogan said countries’ trade volume reached $75 billion and both countries had steps to be taken in the direction of the defense industry.
Reporting by Enes Kaplan in Osaka, Japan
Writing by Ali Murat Alhas