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Erdogan to meet US Vice President on Thursday


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday, Presidency Information Office head Fakhruddin Alton said.

It is noteworthy that Erdogan has previously announced that he would not meet Pence during his visit to Ankara to discuss Turkey's military operation in Syria.

"I am standing tall. I will not meet with them," he told Sky News, referring to Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

"They will meet with their counterparts. I will speak when Trump comes," he said.