WASHINGTON 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday for official talks with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump.

The president and First Lady Emine Erdogan were greeted by a group of Turkish citizens in front of the Willard Hotel, where he will be staying.

The citizens were carrying banners reading “Stop Terror PKK=PYD” and “PKK=YPG=PYD Terrorist Organizations”.

Erdogan and Trump will hold a bilateral meeting at the White House on Wednesday followed by a joint press conference.

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