State Department Spokesperson John Kirby’s Daily Press Briefing – December 20, 2016

Department of State

Daily Press Briefing – John Kirby, Spokesperson – Daily Press Briefing – Washington, DC
December 20, 2016 –

MR KIRBY: […] I will tell you, though, that the Secretary in his conversation with the foreign minister did raise his concerns about some of the rhetoric coming out of Turkey with respect to American involvement/support, tacit or otherwise, for this unspeakable assassination yesterday because of the presence of Mr. Gulen here in the United States. And it is a – it’s a ludicrous claim, absolutely false, there’s no basis of truth in it whatsoever, and the Secretary made that very clear in his discussions today with the foreign minister.