Published On: Wed, Oct 18th, 2017

US Foreign Affairs Spokesperson says relationship between US and Turkey is complicated




US Spokesperson says relationship between Turkey and US is complicated



US State Department spokesman Heather NAUERT has made a statement regarding the arrest of the US embassy staff in Turkey. In her statement, NAUERT said, “Our relations with Turkey are complicated. Two of our staff are arrested and charged with terrorism, the Turkish government has not shown any proof”.

Metin Topuz, a staff at the US Embassy was arrested on the grounds of espionage in the investigation of FETO terror organization, on October 4th. Thereafter, the US Embassy had announced that it suspended non-immigrant visa applications from Turkey on the grounds that Turkey had not fulfilled its commitment to the safety of US personnel. In return retaliation had came from Turkey announcing visas were not to be granted to US citizens.

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