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Turkish Delegation to Visit Washington to Discuss Sanctions - Reports

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A delegation of Turkish officials will travel to Washington within two days to discuss US sanctions on Turkey's interior and justice ministers, local media reported citing diplomatic sources.

According to the Daily Sabah newspaper, the sides have reached a consensus over sanctions and agreed to a face-to-face meeting.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the attempted coup at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, on July 15, 2018 - Sputnik International
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