An official website of the United States Government Here's how you know

Official websites use .gov

A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu today to offer his congratulations on President Erdogan’s re-election.  Secretary Blinken emphasized the value the United States places on the U.S.-Turkiye bilateral relationship.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Cavusoglu highlighted the importance of NATO unity, and Secretary Blinken reiterated his strong belief that Sweden is ready to join the Alliance now.  Secretary Blinken thanked the Foreign Minister for his government’s ongoing efforts to ensure the continuation of the UN-brokered Black Sea Grain Initiative.

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future