Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet US President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday amid tensions between the NATO allies over Syria and Ankara"s purchase of a Russian air defense system.Various disagreements are on the agenda for Erdogan"s two-day visit to Washington starting on Wednesday, with Turkey"s purchase of the Russian S-400 system and the country"s military operation in northern Syria against American Kurdish allies, are set to be key issues.Erdogan will try to avoid sanctions as the House of Representatives recently passed a sanctions bill aiming to punish Turkey for its Syrian incursion. The bill would curtail some arms sales to Turkey but grants the Trump administration the ability to issue waivers that would likely allow such sales to continue.The high-profile meeting is being opposed by several members of Congress due to Turkey"s attack on the Syrian Kurds. Another issue being NATO member Turkey"s purchase of Moscow"s S-400 missile defence system .


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