Obama called Turkey's Erdogan to offer condolences - White House | Reuters

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday to offer condolences on a suicide car bombing this week that killed at least 28 people, the White House said.

In a daily press briefing with reporters, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the two leaders also discussed the situation in Syria.

Earnest said more details on the call would be released later Friday.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton and Doina Chiacu; Writing by Megan Cassella; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

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Published Date: Feb 20, 2016 00:46 AM | Updated Date: Feb 20, 2016 00:46 AM

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