From: Philip Wegmann
Date: February 16, 2020 at 6:49:48 PM EST
Subject: In-Town Pool Report #2 / Erdogan Call

Deputy Press Sec. Judd Deere passes along the following:

“Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. President Trump expressed concern over the violence in Idlib, Syria, and thanked President Erdogan for Turkey’s efforts to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe. President Trump conveyed the United States’ desire to see an end to Russia’s support for the Assad regime’s atrocities and for a political resolution to the Syrian conflict. President Trump also reiterated that continued foreign interference in Libya would only serve to worsen the situation.”


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