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    Istanbul Reina Nightclub Attack During New Year’s Celebrations (46)

    US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip vowed to stand together against terrorism in the aftermath of the recent attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, the White House said in a press release.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The two leaders held a phone conversation on Tuesday, the release stated.

    "The two leaders agreed that Turkey and the United States must continue to stand united in order to defeat terrorism."

    Obama expressed his condolences for the 39 killed in the New Year's Eve attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.

    The US president also welcomed Turkey’s effort to cooperate with regional actors to implement a nationwide ceasefire in Syria and return to intra-Syrian political talks, the release added.

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    Istanbul Reina Nightclub Attack During New Year’s Celebrations (46)


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