Turkey's Erdogan to visit U.S. on May 9, security official says


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  • Friday, 29 Mar 2024

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters during a rally ahead of the local elections in Istanbul, Turkey March 24, 2024. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan will visit the United States on May 9, a Turkish security official said on Friday, setting the stage for his first White House meeting during the Biden Administration.

Separately, Turkish MIT intelligence agency head Ibrahim Kalin will meet with U.S. House of Representatives members on Friday to discuss Erdogan's planned visit and other bilateral issues, the official also said.

(Reporting by Ece Toksabay, Writing by Huseyin Hayatsever; Editing by Jonathan Spicer)

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