Turkey blames US envoy for souring ties; won’t buy US guns

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the country’s governors at his palace in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Erdogan lashed out against the United States for “sacrificing ties” by standing behind its ambassador in Turkey whom he blames for a diplomatic spat that resulted in the two countries’ mutually halting visa services for visitors.( Presidential Press Service, pool photo via AP)


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