Obama Speaks With Erdogan on Sidelines of G20 Dinner

President Obama pulled Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan aside at the G20 dinner on September 5th for a brief discussion. Their conversation focused on Syria and the need to hold Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accountable for his alleged use of chemical weapons. They also discussed both nations’ efforts to aid the Syrian opposition. President Obama’s foreign policy advisor Ben Rhodes stated that the White House feels “quite aligned with Turkey in [their] approach to this issue.”



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