Turkey, Ankara, 3 November /Тrend News corr. Alaskarov / U.S. Ambassador in Ankara Ross Wilson gave an interview to the Milliyet, commenting on several issues relating to Turkey. He also shared his own experiences obtained during the three years that he spent in the country. According to the ambassador, Turkey, which was of great importance to the U.S. in the run of the Cold War because of its geographical situation, continues to be an important country. Wilson tied it with its close proximity to the Caucasus, the Middle East and Iran. "For us, Turkey is a democratic, stable and strong country, the majority of which population are Muslims. After the attacks of 11 September, we began to understand these issues quite better," said Wilson. He said that "U.S. presidential candidates and both camps, which are now fighting for victory in the election, are aware of the importance of Turkey".