Obama: Turkey needs to close 'gaps' in border with Syria

By REUTERS
December 1, 2015 16:03

 
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PARIS - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that there is some progress in sealing the border between Turkey and Syria but there are still some "gaps" exploited by Islamic State militants to bring in foreign fighters and sell oil.

Obama said he has had repeated conversations with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan about the issue, including on Tuesday.

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