Estimated read time: Less than a minute
This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office says Turkey's leader will travel to Washington next week for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Erdogan's planned trip to Washington had been put into doubt following votes in the U.S. House of Representatives aiming to sanction Turkey and to recognize the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide.
The votes angered Turkey. But Erdogan's office said in a statement that the two leaders held a telephone conversation Wednesday during which they "reconfirmed that they will meet in Washington on Wednesday, 13 November, on President Trump's invitation."
The statement said that during the call, Erdogan and Trump also "exchanged views on bilateral issues and regional developments."
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.