The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary Blinken met today with Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan on the margins of the UN General Assembly to emphasize the importance of the U.S.-Türkiye relationship and express his strong support for increased economic and bilateral collaboration.  He also underscored the necessity of ratifying Sweden’s NATO accession as soon as possible.  The Secretary thanked Türkiye for its ongoing efforts to revive the Black Sea Grain Initiative and encouraged support for efforts to end hostilities and prevent a deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.