Turkish, French presidents discuss Syria, Iraq by phone


ANKARA, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, discussed the conflicts in Syria and Iraq by phone on Tuesday.

The two leaders exchanged views over regional issues and bilateral relations, state-run Andolu Agency reported, citing Turkish presidential sources.

Erdogan and Macron also stressed the importance of joint action against terrorism and the latest developments in Syria and Iraq.