U.S. Undersecretary for political affairs burns due in Turkey
(Cihan) - United States seem to have decided to pour oil on troubled waters in Turkey as U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns is due in Ankara on Thursday for a two day visit.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had criticized the U.S. counterterrorism policy and said that coordination between the United States and Turkey fell short of Turkey's expectations and his statements received wide coverage in the press at home and aboard, reports Trend.
Burns will stay in Ankara for two days and meet with Prime Minister Erdogan and officials from Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. United States' new Iraq strategy, Kurdistan Workers' Party's (PKK) presence in North Iraq, Middle East and Cyprus are the issues to be tackled at the meetings.