Turkish Dep. PM - US - Turkey visa spat “overblown” - expects it'll be resolved soon

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Turkish Deputy PM Simsek speaking in Washington:

  • Says Turkey struggling to keep inflation under 10 percent
  • US-Turkey visa spat is "overblown" and expects it to be resolved soon
  • Says investigations into US embassy and consular employees in turkey were "routine," not political
  • Safety and security of US diplomats and employees in Turkey is "top priority"
  • Turkey is "not doing arbitrary arrests" and its judicial system is working

Headlines via Reuters