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Biden and Erdogan aim to ramp up ISIS fight

The White House said they also talked about the ‘importance of de-escalating recent tensions between Turkey and Iraq'

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The White House said Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed ways to deepen cooperation in the fight against ISIS in a meeting on Saturday in Istanbul.

Biden and Erdogan also talked about the “importance of de-escalating recent tensions between Turkey and Iraq in a manner that respects Iraqi sovereignty,” the White House said in a statement released on Sunday.