Washington is growing increasingly frustrated with Turkey and its recent actions, such as purchasing Russia’s S-400 missile defense systems, with bipartisan efforts mounting to change US policy toward Ankara.
Turkish troops patrol in the town of Atareb in the opposition-held western countryside of Syria's Aleppo province on February 19, 2020. (AFP)
Libya's UN-recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj is seen with Turkey's President Erdogan during their meeting in Tripoli, Libya. (Reuters)
US legislation to sanction Turkey picks up steam
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pose for a photo during a meeting in Moscow, Russia March 5, 2020. (Reuters)
Turkey convicts US consulate employee
Erdogan’s human rights violations
Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania on July 10, 2017. (Reuters)
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Erdogan converts Hagia Sophia into a mosque
An aerial view of the Byzantine-era monument of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul on April 11, 2020. (AFP)
People visit the Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 10, 2020. (Reuters)