Trump, Erdogan discuss Syria safe zone in phone call - White House

The two leaders agreed to continue coordinating their efforts to create a potential safe zone in Syria. (File photo: AP)

US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the Syrian conflict and trade issues in a phone call on Thursday, agreeing to continue coordinating their efforts to create a potential safe zone in Syria, the White House said.

The call between the two presidents came ahead of a meeting this week between Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, with their Turkish counterparts, the White House said.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51
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