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Trump meets Erdogan, tensions simmer

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 01:04

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met with President Trump on Tuesday, amid tensions over the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Trump met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday at the White House amid tensions over the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria, which angered Ankara, a crucial partner in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State forces. "It is a great honor to have President Erdogan from Turkey here," Trump said. "We're going to have long and hard discussions, I know that they will be very successful. We've had a great relationship and we'll make it even better.

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Trump meets Erdogan, tensions simmer

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 01:04