The critical point at which US – Turkey relations is at was thoroughly assessed by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and US counterpart John Kerry.
The key issues discussed where developments in Syria, Iran, Egypt and the Cyprus issue.
Sources say Kerry asked for tighter controls on the Syria – Turkey border to stop the help reaching Islamist extremist rebels fighting Assad.
The Turkish minister reportedly assured Kerry that Turkey is trying to stop any support and is working towards a ceasefire in the neighboring country.
Americans, meanwhile, expressed their satisfaction that the Erdogan government is starting to edge closer to the Obama foreign policy “line”.
In recent weeks, Ankara has refrained from verbal attacks on the Sisi military regime and interfering with developments in Egypt.
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