Turkey’s PM meets Obama, Putin

Turkey’s PM meets Obama, Putin

NEW YORK – Anadolu Agency
Turkey’s PM meets Obama, Putin

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Turkey’s prime minister separately met the leaders of the U.S. and Russia on Sept. 28 to discuss developments in Syria, according to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s aides.

The summits were held during a luncheon hosted by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meetings.

While Prime Ministry sources did not provide details about the meetings with U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, they confirmed that Davutoğlu also met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi and Lebanese Prime Minister Temmam Salam.

Sources said Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu and the head of Turkish intelligence service, Hakan Fidan, were present during the 35-minute meeting with Abadi.

Davutoglu meet for 20 minutes with his Lebanese counterpart at U.N. headquarters.

No details about the content of the meetings were released.