Turkey’s deputy FM to head delegation to Washington – report

Turkey’s newly appointed deputy foreign minister, Sedat Onal, will head a delegation that will go to the US to discuss tensions between the NATO allies, Reuters reported a source in the Turkish Foreign Ministry as saying on Tuesday. “Our Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal will head the delegation,” the source said. Ankara and Washington had reached pre-arrangements on certain issues and the delegation will go to Washington in two days to discuss the row, broadcaster CNN Turk reported earlier. The delegation, which includes Justice, Finance and Foreign Ministry officials, is expected to hold first meeting in the US on Wednesday.