British PM to Visit Turkey

British PM to Visit TurkeyBritish PM to Visit Turkey

British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Turkey on Saturday to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister’s office said Tuesday.

In her first visit to Turkey since becoming premier, May and Erdogan are expected to discuss various international issues such as the fight against terrorism and the situation in Syria as well as bilateral political and trade ties between the two countries, Anadolu News Agency reported.

May will also meet Prime Minister Binali Yildirim during her visit, which will follow her visit to Washington, making her the first international leader to meet the President Donald Trump. She is set to visit Trump in Washington on Friday.

Speaking in a televised interview with the BBC, May said she would discuss the countries' future trade relations, the importance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Syrian conflict with Trump.

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