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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron he wants their countries to cooperate to fight terrorism, as Ankara moves to ease tensions with Paris.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that the two leaders, who have clashed over a range of issues including the conflicts in Syria and Libya as well as the eastern Mediterranean, spoke in a video call for the first time since September.
According to a statement by the Turkish presidency, Erdoğan told Macron their countries "can contribute significantly to stability and peace" in Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East and Africa.
"There are also measures that we can take together… against terrorist organizations," Erdogan said on Tuesday.
2021.03.03 / 12:33