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Tags: Donald Trump | Syria | Trump Administration | recep tayyip erdogan | turkey | ceasefure | mike pence

Erdogan's Trip to DC Still On

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaches out to shake the hand of President Donald Trump
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump (AP)

John Gizzi By Friday, 18 October 2019 03:33 PM Current | Bio | Archive

Turkish sources assured Newsmax on Friday that Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fully intends to come to Washington Nov. 13 and meet with President Trump.

"The meeting is on the agenda," one source from Turkey who requested anonymity told us. "This will be made certain in the next few days."

With the latest round of sanctions imposed on Turkey following its strike against the Kurds in northern Syria, rumors were rampant in both Washington, D.C., and Ankara that Erdogan would cancel his scheduled session with Trump.

But this changed with the Trump administration's abrupt lifting of sanctions on Turkey after a meeting between Erdogan and Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

John Gizzi is chief political columnist and White House correspondent for Newsmax. For more of his reports, Go Here Now.

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