WORLD Erdogan says won't meet Pence, Pompeo on Ankara visit

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Erdogan says won't meet Pence, Pompeo on Ankara visit

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01:40, October 17, 2019

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses party members during his party's parliamentary group meeting at the Turkish National Assembly in Ankara, on October 16, 2019. (Photo: AFP)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he would not meet with US Vice President Mike 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.


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