President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet in Washington on May 16 and 17, Erdogan announced on Thursday. This will be their first meeting.
#BREAKING Erdogan says he will meet Trump on May 16 and 17 in Washington— Ragip Soylu (@ragipsoylu) April 20, 2017
Trump sparked controversy earlier this week when he called Erdogan to congratulate him on the referendum vote. The White House later clarified that the call was not intended as an endorsement. Trump was the only leader of a Western nation who called Erdogan with congratulations.