Erdoğan-Obama bilateral meeting at G20 summit to focus on Syrian crisis

DAILY SABAH WITH REUTERS
ISTANBUL
Published 12.11.2015 20:33
Updated 12.11.2015 20:40
U.S. President Barack Obama listens as he hosts a bilateral meeting with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan during the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales September 5, 2014.  (Reuters Photo)
U.S. President Barack Obama listens as he hosts a bilateral meeting with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan during the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales September 5, 2014. (Reuters Photo)

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will have a bilateral meeting with the U.S. President Barack Obama as the leaders of the Group of 20 major economies gather in Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday and Monday, the White House said on Thursday.

The bilateral meeting will take place on Nov. 15 and the two leaders will focus on the countries' actions against the ISIS militant group and the situation in war-torn Syria during the meeting, according to U.S. deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes' statement.

Along with President Erdoğan's meeting with Obama, he is also expected to hold bilateral meetings with presidents of Russia, the U.K., Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Brazil, India, China and Saudi Arabia.

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