A Chess Game: Everyone will win or lose after the NATO summit 


Next month will present more game-changing diplomatic talks for Turkey. The first of the talks, set to play a decisive role in Turkish-American relations next term, already took place Thursday between United States Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal. The issues discussed in Sherman and Önal’s talks were a prelude to the meeting of U.S. President Joe Biden and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who are expected to meet on the margins of the NATO leaders’ summit in Brussels in the second week of June. In light of these developments, Ankara’s intention to make a fresh start with Washington was again expressed the previous day during President Erdoğan’s meeting with senior officials from U.S. companies.

Erdoğan said late Wednesday that he believes the meeting with U.S. President Biden during the upcoming NATO summit will mark the “beginning of a new era.”

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