Senior officials from Turkey and the United States on Saturday (29 May) discussed regional issues ahead of a summit between the presidents of the two countries, expected to be held on the margins of the next NATO Summit in June.
The meeting held at the Dolmabahçe Office, was attended by the Turkish side by presidential spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, and by the American side by US Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman.
Issues related to the bilateral agenda were discussed, as well as items related to the agenda of the NATO summit.
"Kalin and Sherman agreed that Turkey and the US should continue joint efforts to maintain peace and stability in regions, including Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh and Ukraine", Turkish sources said.
Expressing satisfaction over the ceasefire in Palestine, the officials stressed concrete steps should be taken for permanent peace within the framework of two-state solution.