Turkey Promotes Talks with USA on Bilateral Crisis

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said yesterday that the Syrian regime army has every right to suppress terrorists activities in Syria, including Al-Nusra Front, noting that the situation in Idlib is the most hard because of the large number of militants. "We are at a turning point in the World".

President Bashar Assad has said his forces will recapture the region where Turkey has set up a dozen military observation posts, Reuters reported.

"Turkey has not done any wrong to the US, not even once". Ankara was also ready for such a move in trade with the European Union, he added.

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Before he spoke, the lira strengthened more than 3 percent, despite signs that the rift with the United States is as wide as ever. Robust U.S. economic data this year, even as Europe and other major economies have lost some steam, has helped keep the U.S.

His conciliatory remarks came as Washington said that tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminium were unrelated to the case of Andrew Brunson, a Christian evangelical pastor held in Turkey on terrorism charges, and would remain even if he were to be released.

Bilateral ties began to improve following Turkey's apology in June 2016, and Moscow and Ankara's agreement to mutually lift the majority of restrictions on May 22 of the following year, but a visa regime for Turkish nationals remains in place.

President Donald Trump on Friday ramped up his attack on Turkey by doubling United States tariffs on Turkish aluminium and steel imports. Moscow recently declared Moscow will decrease its holdings of USA assets in retaliation against increasing tariffs imposed by Trump on Russian Federation and Turkey.

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Lavrov noted that U.S. sanctions, including those against Turkey, undermine all principles of global trade.

"We have put sanctions on several of their cabinet members", Mnuchin told President Donald Trump in a Cabinet meeting attended by the press.

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