Carla Miles, "Joe Biden In Turkey: VP Tells Erdogan US Had No Prior Knowledge Of Turkish Coup," inquisitr.com; see also (1) (2).
Image from, with caption: In this January 23 photo Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, right, meets with US Vice President Joe Biden in Istanbul
Vice President Joe Biden appeared in Turkey on Wednesday to reaffirm that the United States of America had no prior knowledge of the Turkish coup by the military and to also explain the slow walk of the American legal process in delivering the nemesis cleric being blamed for the July 15 coup, Fethullah Gulen, according to various media sources. ...
A final pressing matter for Biden in Turkey appears to be what Aybet [Gulnur Aybet, head of Political Science and International Relations Department at Bahcesehir University] describes as “the need for readjustment of US public diplomacy towards Turkey.”
"Official and unofficial reactions from the US, especially those from the media, to the failed coup attempt are much to blame for the rise of anti-American sentiment in Turkey.”