US, Turkey vows to eliminate IS

(VOVworld) - US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged continued cooperation in the fight against terrorism. In a phone conversation on Tuesday, they reiterated their goals of weakening and eliminating IS.
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US President Barack Obama (R) and Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan talk at a bilateral meeting on the second day of the NATO 2014 Summit in South Wales, September 5, 2014. (AFP Photo)

Obama condemned a recent string of attacks by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) miliatants against Turkish security forces, and stressed the need for de-escalation.
The two leaders said the fight against terrorism would be among a number of topics on the agenda when US Vice President Joe Biden visits Turkey on Saturday.
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