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Erdogan, Trump reaffirm joint fight against terror

Baku, May 17, AZERTAC

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday stressed continued cooperation with the U.S. against terrorism during his first meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, according to Anadolu Agency.

"We are committed to fighting all kinds of terrorism, without any discrimination whatsoever, that impose a clear and present threat upon our future," Erdogan said in brief prepared remarks in the Roosevelt Room.

"There is no place for terrorist organizations in the future of our region," the president added.

During the news conference, Trump voiced support for Ankara in its fight against Daesh and the PKK, saying the U.S. would work to ensure that terror groups "have no safe quarter."

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