White House: US in touch with Turkey over tanker delays

WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) – The United States is in touch with Turkey about a dispute that is leading to oil tankers being blocked in the region, the White House said on Friday.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters that the White House believes the issue can be resolved.

Reporting by Andrea Shalal and Steve Holland

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