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12/1/15

ISIS: US urges Turkey and Russia to end row over downed plane

US President Barack Obama has urged Turkey and Russia to reduce tensions, a week after Turkish jets shot down a Russian warplane.

After talks with Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Paris, Mr Obama reaffirmed US support for "Turkey's right to defend itself and its airspace".

But he stressed that Russia and Turkey should "de-escalate" their dispute.

"We all have a common enemy," Mr Obama said, referring to the so-called Islamic State (IS) group.
"I want to make sure that we focus on that t

Read more: US urges Turkey and Russia to end row over downed plane - BBC News

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