White House welcomes Turkish stance against Syria

By REUTERS
November 15, 2011 23:05




ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - The White House said on Tuesday that Turkish criticism of Syrian President Bashar Assad had deepened the isolation of his regime.

"We very much welcome the strong stance Turkey has taken," White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters traveling with President Barack Obama to Asia. "Turkey's comments today further point to the fact that President Assad is isolated," he said.


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