Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with President Recep Tayyıp Erdoğan of Türkiye

White House
July 09, 2023

President Joe Biden spoke today with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Türkiye in advance of the NATO Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania. They discussed the range of issues that NATO leaders will consider at the Summit, expressed their shared commitment to continue supporting Ukraine, and reviewed efforts to strengthen our bilateral ties. President Biden also conveyed his desire to welcome Sweden into NATO as soon as possible.