Tillerson hopes to mend strained U.S.-Turkey ties

File photo of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters ISTANBUL — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday acknowledged severe strains in U.S.-Turkey relations, although he said he is hopeful of mending ties with the NATO ally and partner in the anti-Islamic State coalition. He also said he hoped that the U.S. and Turkey could replicate an agreement reached last week between the U.S., Russia and Jordan for a ceasefire in southwestern Syria in the north of the...

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