US congressman meets Turkish PM Erdogan

Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan received U.S. congressman Robert Wexler, co-chair of Congressional Turkey-Caucasus Group, in capital Ankara on Wednesday.

US congressman meets Turkish PM Erdogan
A U.S. congressman, who is also the co-chair of Congressional Turkey-Caucasus Group, said on Wednesday that Turkey's top officials' brave policy on the Armenian issue was "praiseworthy".

Speaking to reporters after his talks with Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan in capital Ankara, U.S. Congressman Robert Wexler said that numerous issues concerning Turkey and USA were discussed during his bilateral meeting with Erdogan.

Commenting on the Armenian issue, Wexler said that "Turkey and Armenia had taken a step to start dialogue in a constructive way" and he hoped "such step would contribute to the normalization of relations between the two countries."

Praising Gul and Erdogan's efforts on the issue, Wexler said that the "U.S. Congress should also focus on the successful normalization of the relations between Turkey and Armenia."


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