Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will meet in Washington next month with U.S. President Donald Trump, who called Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him on narrowly winning a disputed referendum that will significantly expand the powers of his presidency.
Erdogan said Thursday in an interview with Turkish broadcaster A Haber that the two leaders would meet May 16-17 for the first time since Trump was elected in November.
“I hope and pray that this tete-a-tete meeting in the United States in May will lay the foundation for a stronger cooperation,” Erdogan said.
The White House has not confirmed the meeting, which would take place before the NATO summit in Brussels later in the month.
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