"Turkey's president wishes to improve testy relations with US"

22th Feb,2021

"Turkey's president wishes to improve testy relations with US"

Turkey's leader says common interests with the United States exceed their disparities and has called for more collaboration with President Joe Biden's new U.S. administration.In a video message late Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recognised that Turkish-American relations were "genuinely tried" however focused on that their essential organisation has "beat a wide range of difficulties."Erdogan's placating tone follows his emphatic allegations that the U.S. upheld Kurdish assailants, days after Turkish soldiers found the assortments of 13 Turkish prisoners held by the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK in a cavern complex in northern Iraq.Ankara has been goaded by American help for a Syrian Kurdish contenders in combatting the Islamic State gathering, saying they are connected to the long term Kurdish rebellion in southeastern Turkey that the U.S. likewise records as terrorists.Erdogan said Saturday the U.S. didn't give Turkey the "ideal help and fortitude" in battling the PKK and connected gatherings, requesting a "reasonable position" from Turkey's allies.He likewise rehashed the disappointment over the proceeded with U.S. residency of Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim minister blamed for arranging the bleeding 2016 upset endeavour. Turkey needs Gulen's removal. He keeps the charges from getting connections to the endeavoured coup."We accept our normal advantages with America far exceed our contrasting feelings," Erdogan said, adding that he needed to reinforce relations through a "drawn out point of view dependent on win-win."Erdogan's video message was broadcasted during the dispatch of a Turkish TV slot in the U.S.