Obama, Turkey's Erdogan discuss campaign against Islamic State - White House | Reuters

 Obama, Turkeys Erdogan discuss campaign against Islamic State - White House
| Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the next steps in the campaign against Islamic State during a telephone call on Wednesday, the White House said.Obama "welcomed continued dialogue between Turkey and Iraq to determine the appropriate level and form of Turkey's participation in the Counter-ISIL Coalition's efforts in Iraq, and both leaders affirmed their strong support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq," the White House said in a statement, referring to the jihadist group by an acronym.

(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)

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Updated Date: Oct 27, 2016 05:45:05 IST