Turkish undersecretary, new envoy in US to hold talks

Energy issue and the latest developments in the Balkans and Caucasus would also be on the agenda of Turkish diplomat's meetings, officials said.

Turkish undersecretary, new envoy in US to hold talks


The undersecretary for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs arrived in Washington D.C. on Sunday to hold a series of talks with U.S. officials.

As part of his working visit to the U.S. capital, Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu will hold talks on Turkish-American relations as well as bilateral and international issues at the U.S. Department of State and National Security Council.

Energy issue and the latest developments in the Balkans and Caucasus would also be on the agenda of Turkish diplomat's meetings, officials said.

Within the scope of his visit, Sinirlioglu is scheduled to meet with Special Envoy of the U.S. Secretary of State for Eurasian Energy Richard Morningstar, Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg, Assistant Secretary for Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon and National Security Council's Senior Director for Europe Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall.

Sinirlioglu is expected to depart from Washington D.C. on Tuesday.

On the other hand, Namik Tan, Turkey's new ambassador in the U.S. capital, also arrived in Washington D.C. together with Sinirlioglu.

Tan, who replaced Nabi Sensoy, is expected to officially take office upon presenting his letter of credentials.


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