The US special representative for Syria, James Jeffrey, arrived in Turkey for a two-day official visit to discuss issues related to settling the conflict in the war-torn Arab republic, as well as the defeat of the Daesh terror group, the US Department of State said in a statement.

“Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey arrived in Ankara, Turkey today at the invitation of the Turkish government for meetings on July 22-23, 2019. Ambassador Jeffrey is leading an interagency delegation to continue discussions with senior Turkish officials to advance issues of mutual interest on Syria to include, addressing Turkey’s legitimate security concerns, the implementation of UNSCR 2254 on the resolution of the Syrian conflict, and our continued efforts to ensure an enduring defeat of ISIS [Daesh]”, the late Sunday statement said.

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