World Bulletin / News Desk
Officials from the Foreign, Justice and Finance Ministries were among the nine-member delegation, led by Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal, which met with Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan for 50 minutes.
The talks at the State Department were said to highlight American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who is under house arrest in Turkey during his trial on terrorism-related charges, as well as U.S. sanctions on Turkish ministers.
Ankara and Washington are going through rocky relations following the imposition of U.S. sanctions on Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul for not releasing Brunson.
Relations between the two NATO allies have been tense since a defeated coup in Turkey in 2016 led by U.S.-based Fetullah Gulen and his Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO).
Ankara has accused the U.S. of moving far too slowly to process the extraction of Gulen to face justice in Turkey for the defeated coup attempt, which left 251 people martyred and nearly 2,200 injured.
Some 69 children were among those arrested by Israel last month
The militant was convicted of killing a number of police and army personnel in Nineveh province
If US officials confirm "the offer for the FBI to investigate links in Florida with the assassination plan... I would agree for the FBI to come here," Maduro said at an event with top military leaders late on Saturday.
Move comes after US re-imposed first round of economic sanctions on Iran, targeting country’s banking sector
Move comes few days after Pakistan, Russia signed agreement for military officers’ training
More than 160 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in Gaza since March
Clothing retailer’s advertising campaign on YouTube receives more than 1 million hits
Officer Mike Moore tells group of African Americans 'you don’t belong in my city'
‘Terrorists’ attempted to infiltrate Iraqi territory from Syria, Defense Ministry says
US President Donald Trump said Friday he had doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey, adding to pressure on that nation's troubled economy amid a diplomatic row with Washington.
Fredericton police in eastern Canada calls on public to stay in their homes with doors locked for safety
Italian Foreign Ministry called on all parties to respect cease-fire
New poll suggests widespread discontent over PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s approach to blockaded Gaza
Counter-terrorist air operation carried out in northern Iraq's Hakurk region, says Turkish General Staff
Results of manual recount compatible with electronic tally, says Iraqi electoral commission