18 May 2017 – The Guardian daily stated about the Tuesday meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump that the meeting did not have any achievement for the Turkish side.
Erdogan demanded Trump for cutting U.S. cooperation with Kurds in Syria and the deport of the Turkish Islamic Preacher Fethullah Gulen who resides in the U.S. Turkey has accused Gulen of leading the unsuccessful July 15 coup d’état.The daily added that though Erdogan put on a brave face after his meeting with Trump in the White House, it was clear that the meeting did not have any achievement for the Turkish president.
The daily went on to add that although Trump remained silent over human right violations in Turkey and reiterated on Washington- Ankara cooperation against the PKK, he did not heed Turkey’s demand from the U.S. to end military cooperation with Kurds in Syria.
The Guardian has also stated that recent Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support to Syrian Kurds was not ineffectual in the U.S. ignorance to Ankara’s demand over ending cooperation with Kurds in Syria. www.mesop.de