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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey

President Obama this evening met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey on the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit to discuss U.S.-Turkey cooperation on regional security, counterterrorism, and migration.  The President extended condolences to President Erdogan on behalf of the American people for those killed and injured in today’s terrorist attack in Diyarbakir, and reaffirmed the support of the United States for Turkey’s security and our mutual struggle against terrorism.  The leaders also discussed how to advance our shared effort to degrade and destroy ISIL.