Top Turkish official denounces Bolton memoir

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A top Turkish official has denounced a memoir by former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, saying it contains ” misleading, one-sided and manipulative” accounts of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s conversations with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump. In a series of tweets late Thursday, Turkish presidential communications director said the book, “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir,” was driven by political considerations and personal gain.Bolton has claimed in the memoir that the U.S. president sought to interfere in an investigation into Turkish state-owned bank, Halkbank, in an effort to cut deals with Erdogan.