State Department: USA and Turkey “closely” to reduce tension in South Caucasus

USA and Turkey “closely” to reduce tension in the South Caucasus.

This is stated in the statement of the US State Department, published on the eve of the negotiations of Secretary of State Anthony Blinken with Turkish leaders, Turan.


Blinken, who is on a visit to Turkey, will meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this afternoon.

On Sunday, he visited one of the provinces that suffered from the earthquake on February 6. Blinken promised to allocate another $ 100 million to the rescue of the region.

“This will increase the total amount of US humanitarian aid to support the victims of the earthquake to $ 185 million,” the Blinken statement said.

“Turkey borders on Greece, Bulgaria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and Syria and is a key partner in the surrounding region. The United States and Turkey are closely cooperating to reduce tension in the Eastern Mediterranean and strive for international law and strive for international law The world in the Balkans and the South Caucasus, ”the State Department says in the information ballot.