U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass criticized the American fight against terrorism during a July Fourth celebration hosted by the U.S. consulate in Istanbul, claiming that an “overly broad” definition of terrorism has hampered U.S. efforts to combat extremists and eroded international confidence in America.
On Thursday the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) issued warrants for the arrest of 14 individuals involved in a May 16 assault on a group of people protesting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Washington, D.C.
The State Department and Washington Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday that two people have been arrested for their actions during an attack by supporters and employees of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on protesters in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. arming of the Kurdish YPG fighters for the push to take Raqqa, Syria, has not damaged relations between Turkey and the United States, said experts at a Wednesday panel at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday night condemning the attack by Turkish personnel on protesters in Washington, D.C., last month.
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee sent a letter to the State Department on Thursday requesting a potential arms deal between the United States and Turkey’s presidential security agency be rejected.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a resolution Thursday condemning the attack on protesters by Turkish personnel in Washington, D.C.
The State Department, Secret Service, and D.C. Police are all investigating the attack by Turkish personnel against protesters which took place on American soil last week, a State Department official said on Monday.
The Turkish embassy blamed protesters Thursday for Turkish security officials’ attack in Washington, D.C., despite video evidence that contradicts their claims.