At NATO, Turkey hails its revival of dialogue with Greece
BRUSSELS (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is vying to mend Turkey’s battered relations with its Western partners, said Monday that a revival of dialogue with fellow NATO member Greece to resolve long-standing disputes will serve “stability and prosperity” in the region. Speaking on the sidelines of a NATO summit, Erdogan also lamented what he said was a lack of support by Turkey’s NATO allies in its fight against terrorism. It was a veiled reference to Turkey’s disappointment with U.S. military support for Syrian Kurdish fighters, who Ankara argues are inextricably linked to a decades-long Kurdish insurgency in Turkey.
Libya-Securite / USA: Libya-the USA discuss the withdrawal of foreign fighters
Washington, June 22 (Reuters) - The United States discuss with some of the key players of the conflict In Libya withdrawal from foreign forces upstream of the presidential and legislative elections scheduled next December, said Monday the US emissary for Libya on Monday.
speaking in front of journalists, Richard Norland pointed out that one of the main stakes of the ballot was to set up a legitimate, credible government and the full powers so that he could compel foreign actors to withdraw their soldiers from Libya .
"it will be a very important development (...) But we do not suggest that we have to wait next year to try to make progress," he said upstream of the Libya Conference This week will be held in Berlin and which will participate in the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
"Negotiations are underway with some of the key players to attempt to remove some of the mercenaries, foreign fighters," added Richard Norland. (Humeyra Pamuk and Daphne Psaledakis; French version Jean Terzian)
An inside look at the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: ABC News exclusive .
Gen. Austin Scott Miller, directing the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan acknowledged to ABC News' Martha Raddatz that the security situation is "not good." Gen. Austin Scott Miller said he stands by his belief that there cannot be a military victor in Afghanistan, but he told Raddatz that as the Taliban continues with its military operations across the country, while also engaging in peace talks, "you're starting to create conditions here that doesn't -- won't look good for Afghanistan in the future if there is a push for a military takeover" that could result in a civil war.