Turkish, US presidents vow better coordination on Syria

Baku, December 14, AZERTAC

On the eve of a possible Turkish counter-terrorism operation in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Friday agreed on the need for more effective coordination over Syria, said an official statement, Anadolu Agency reported.

In a phone conversation late Friday, Erdogan and Trump discussed bilateral issues and recent developments in Syria, including security issues and counter-terrorism efforts, said the Turkish presidential statement.

Erdogan told Trump about Turkey’s legitimate security concerns caused by the presence and actions in Syria of the terrorist organization PKK/PYD/YPG.

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