The importance of stability in the Eastern Mediterranean was underscored during a four-day meeting between White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Turkish Presidency spokesman Ibrahim Kalin on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly.
According to a White House statement, the two advisers "exchanged views on developments in the Middle East and the South Caucasus, as well as the importance of maintaining stability in the Eastern Mediterranean." "They agreed on the importance of the ongoing dialogue to strengthen US-Turkish bilateral relations."
The statement added that Mr. Sullivan expressed his appreciation for cooperation in Afghanistan and stressed the need to continue efforts to ensure that humanitarian aid continues to flow unhindered to those in need. The two advisers added that they discussed joint efforts to address global challenges, such as the pandemic and the threat of climate change.