US is ‘disturbing peace and quiet of Middle East,’ Erdogan says



Turkey's president admitted for the first time that his country was supplying military equipment to Libyan fighters defending the capital during a wide-ranging and rare meeting with international journalists. During a two-hour discussion with reporters inside a wing of the ornate Dolmabahce Palace along Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait, Recep Tayyip Erdogan lambasted his domestic political rivals, sketched out his vision for the region, including ties with nations of the former Ottoman Empire. He discussed his country's rocky relations with the White House, describing his rapport with Donald Trump as positive, but blaming the US president's subordinates for failing to implement his policies....

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