US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived on a visit to Ankara today, November 6, at night. He is holding a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan, the TV channel reports. TRT Haber.
They are expected to discuss the situation in the Gaza Strip. The meeting of representatives of the two countries is taking place tete-a-tete, after which an expanded meeting will take place with the participation of delegations.
The war between Israel and Hamas has continued since October 7. Israel reported 1.4 thousand dead, Palestine estimates their number at almost 9.5 thousand. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly criticized the actions of the Israeli authorities. Türkiye recalled its ambassador from Israel for consultations. Mr Blinken is convinced that a ceasefire in Gaza will help Hamas repeat its attack on Israel.
About the risks of expanding the conflict – in the Kommersant article “The United States and Hezbollah exchanged threats.”