The US President Donald Trump has said, “I like Turkey. I like the people of Turkey very much. Until now, I had a very good relationship with President Erdoğan. But, it cannot be a one-way street.”
Reuters – Reuters Editorial – Aug 20, 1:42 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday ruled out making any concessions to Turkey to gain the freedom of a detained American pastor and said he was not concerned that retaliatory tariffs he imposed will have a ripple effect

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Al-Monitor – Pinar Tremblay – Aug 19, 8:36 PM

As the diplomatic tug-of-war between the United States and Turkey escalates, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is lining up new friends. In early August, Erdogan’s 100-day action plan identified new markets in China, Mexico, India and Russia

Announcement on expedited shipment comes amid a growing rift between Turkey and its NATO allies in the West.
A Turkish court has ruled that Mesale Tolu is free to leave the country while she awaits trial on terrorism-related charges.

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