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Turkey's Erdogan, Trump discussed US withdrawal from Syria in phone call: state media

 Turkeys Erdogan, Trump discussed US withdrawal from Syria in phone call: state media

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Thursday to carry out the U.S. military withdrawal from Syria in line with their mutual interests, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Erdogan and Trump also discussed latest developments in Syria and agreed to support a political resolution to the conflict, Anadolu said, adding that the two leaders also agreed to improve economic ties between Ankara and Washington.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Updated Date: Feb 22, 2019 04:06:18 IST