Rhodes praises Turkey’s role in Middle East and North Africa

Friday, December 21, 2012

Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications for US President Barack Obama, said in a press conference that the US would continue to work in cooperation with its allies such as Turkey for transition to democracy and stability in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as to decrease the conflicts and fight terrorism there.

Stating that they are aware of the fact that Turkey is a key ally to the US in terms of the Middle East and North Africa, Rhodes said that Turkey has been the strongest example of strong democracy in the region since the beginning of Arab Spring as well.

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