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Obama and Putin talk after Turkish attack


According to the Kremlin statement, the US and Russian presidents agreed in a conversation Sunday to cooperate in the implementation of the Syrian accord reached in Munich. Obama took the call from Putin Sunday after the Turkish artillery attack on Syrian army and Kurdish targets in northern Syria. The Kremlin statement did not refer to that attack.

"In particular, a support was expressed to efforts of two target groups: for ceasefire and humanitarian aspects," the Kremlin said. Obama and Putin also stressed the need for the US and the Russian defense ministries to have close working contacts in order to “successfully fight” the Deash (ISIL) and “other terroristic organizations."

Washington has not commented yet on the conversation.

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