Obama, Erdogan discuss with the refugee crisis and confirms that Turkey is a strong partner in the fight against "Daash"
US President Barack Obama discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the refugee crisis and his country's role in helping them, as he emphasized that Turkey is a strong partner of the United States and the rest of the international coalition, which is fighting organization "Daash" in Iraq and Syria, countries.
This came in a joint press conference gathering US President Barack Obama called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, yesterday, after the meeting, which brought together between them on the sidelines of the top twenty, which began yesterday, the city of Antalya in southwestern Turkey.
Obama said, "The NATO countries (NATO), will increase pressure on al Daash, and will seek to resolve the Syrian issue through political means," adding that he "discussed with Erdogan, developments in foreign countries on the Syrian issue, which ministers meeting It took place yesterday in Vienna. "
The US president praised "the Turkish role, in preventing the infiltration of foreign fighters into Syrian territory, through the imposition of the close control of its border with this country", stressing at the same time, "continued cooperation and coordination between the two countries in this regard."
Turning Obama, during the conference to "the refugee crisis," explaining that "the United States of America, has provided substantial humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees, and that his country would provide more aid to Turkey and the countries of the European continent, and it will work to ease the number of refugees."
The US president, arrived at dawn yesterday to the Turkish city of Antalya, to participate in the top twenty (G20), which begins its activities, yesterday, while he was received by Minister of the Turkish economy "Nihad Zabkja" in the city's international airport, as well as all of Antalya " Muammar left, "the mayor" Menderes Tral ", along with other officials.
And directed "Obama" after his arrival at the airport to the hotel, which will assess it, amid tight security measures imposed by the Turkish security forces in the vicinity of the airport, and the roads leading to his residence.
Antalya Turkish hosts, the twentieth summit, on 15 and 16 November this, is scheduled to address the participants, a number of economic and political issues, especially on developments taking place in the Middle East.
Among the leaders and presidents who participated in the conference, US President "Barack Obama", the Russian President "Vladimir Putin", and Saudi King "Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud," the Chinese president, "Xi Jinping," and German Chancellor "Angela Merkel" Japanese Prime Minister, "Shinzo Abe", and the Secretary General of the United Nations, "Ban Ki-moon."
The summit of the Group of Twenty countries, representing 90% of the global economy, and 80 percent of world trade, and two-thirds of the world's population, and the group began to organize meetings at the level of leaders, since the global financial crisis in 2008.
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