Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet with President Trump in Washington, DC on May 16-17, Reuters reports.

The meeting will be the first between the two leaders since Trump took office in January.

Ties between the U.S and Turkey have worsened since a failed military coup in July and tensions over U.S. support for a Kurdish militia group fighting the Islamic State in Syria, Reuters said.

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However, Erdogan sees a chance for improvement in relations between the NATO allies under Trump.

The two leaders have talked on the telephone three times since Trump took office, including on Monday following Erdogan's narrow victory in a referendum on constitutional changes to give the president new powers.