No reason was provided for the withdrawal, but officials in Erdogan’s ruling AK Party had said last year the government was considering pulling out amid a row over how to curb growing violence against women.
Additionally, the EU wants Washington to allow the free flow of shipments of crucial vaccine ingredients needed in European production.
The two European giants Manchester City and Real Madrid will look to book their berth in the quarter-finals of the Champions with win over Mochengladbach and Atlanta respectively on Wednesday.
In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 firmed 0.2 percent to 14,535.65 and Paris won 0.5 percent to 6,077.57.
The Dubai Criminal Court has sentenced a manager and a visitor, both European nationals, to 6 months imprisonment followed by deportation for forging a driving licence in Dubai.
For a year expected to mark a turning point for pandemic-stricken European airlines, 2021 is off to a rough start. A resurgence of COVID-19 lockdowns has killed off a fragile bookings upturn, executives and analysts said,
The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.4%, leisure, travel, tech and automakers led the gains.
The pan-European STOXX 600 was up 0.2% by 08:15 GMT, with miners jumping 2.0% on Thursday, their highest in almost a decade.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.3%, in Asia, benchmarks rose in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney but fell in Shanghai.