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Rex Tillerson to visit Turkey on March 30

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson smiles during his meeting with Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi at the State Department in Washington, U.S. March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Ankara [Turkey]: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has confirmed that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit the country on March 30.

Cavusoglu said during a live TV interview that he and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would meet Tillerson in two weeks, reports Anadolu news agency.

Cavusoglu added that Erdogan planned to meet U.S. President Donald Trump after the upcoming April 16 referendum in Turkey that will decide an 18-article constitutional reform bill that will will also change the current parliamentary system to an executive presidency.

Tillerson is presently on a visit to South Korea and will tomorrow head to China for a two day state visit. Before visiting Seoul he also visited Japan. (ANI)