Obama spoke with Turkey's Erdogan on Orlando, violent extremism | Reuters

 Obama spoke with Turkeys Erdogan on Orlando, violent extremism
| Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by telephone on Wednesday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and accepted his condolences on the June 12 shooting attack in Orlando, Florida, the White House said.

"Both leaders reaffirmed their shared commitment to combat all forms of violent extremism," the White House said in a statement. 


(Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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Updated Date: Jun 16, 2016 06:46:37 IST