Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu accuses the United States of being behind the coup d'état attempt in 2016, which killed more than 250 people. The U.S. State Department says the accusation was "wholly false", and "inconsistent with Turkey's status as a NATO ally".
A court in Turkey sentences a U.S. Consulate employee, Metin Topuz, to 8 years and 9 months in prison on charges of aiding the followers of Fethullah Gülen, the U.S.-based preacher who is accused in Turkey of being the mastermind behind a failed coup attempt in 2016 against Erdoğan. The U.S. Embassy in Ankara releases a statement on Twitter saying officials were "deeply disappointed" in the decision.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says that it is "impossible" for his country to stop buying oil from Iran, despite United States sanctions against Iran.
The United States removes NATO ally Turkey from the Joint Strike Fighter program, following the country's acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile system. Turkey had planned to buy 100 F-35 Lightning II jets.
A court in Turkey orders the release of American evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson after two years of arrest.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says that a Turkish court will decide the fate of American pastor Andrew Brunson.
The White House confirms Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu's announcement that President Donald Trump told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that America is preparing to stop supplying weapons to ethnic Kurdish fighters in Syria.
The United States State Department and the Pentagon order families of U.S. diplomats and military personnel to leave posts in southern Turkey due to "increased threats from terrorist groups" in the country. This order comes two days before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's arrival in the U.S. for security meetings.