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Trump Meeting with Turkish President at White House Today

HeadlineMay 16, 2017
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President Trump is meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today at the White House. Today’s meeting comes amid tension between U.S. and Turkey over the Pentagon’s arming of the Syrian Kurdish militia. During today’s meeting, Trump and Erdogan are not expected to discuss the deteriorating human rights situation inside Turkey, where nearly 50,000 people have been arrested, 150,000 public and private workers have been fired, and more than 150 journalists have been imprisoned, since last summer’s failed military coup.

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