Turkey has done enough to repair ties with U.S.: foreign minister

Turkey has done enough to repair ties with U.S.: foreign minister

Turkey has done enough to repair ties with U.S.: foreign minister

Speaking at the press-conference, the Russian foreign minister said that Moscow hoped a reasonable approach would prevail in global relations and that countries would return to a depoliticized dialogue, adding that Moscow appreciated Ankara's refusal to join the anti-Russia sanctions.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres discussed the situations in Syria and Ukraine in a telephone conversation Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. "But, objectively, of course, we feel the desire of the West, primarily the United States, but not only it, not to let the Astana process achieve substantive results and portray it as not entirely successful", Lavrov said.

Russia's Foreign Ministry said Sunday in a statement that Moscow is "willing" to lift the visa regime in some categories for Turkish citizens.

Visa restrictions have been in place since Turkey shot down a Russian military war plane near the Turkey-Syria border in November 2015.

The two ministers will hold a joint news conference after their meeting. "I speak openly but only on one condition - no threatening, no dictating".

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"We are against the USA or any country imposing sanctions", he added.

Cavusoglu also said that Turkey and the USA can solve everything by coming together and talking.

Another stumbling block in bilateral relations is the arrest of American pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey.

President Donald Trump on Friday ramped up his attack on Turkey by doubling U.S. tariffs on Turkish aluminium and steel imports.

"The U.S.is in a confusion".

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