French and Turkish Presidents discuss Syria and detainee

Turkey – Telephone conversation between M. Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, and Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 15 August 2017

The French President spoke on the telephone to Recep Tayyip Erdogan. On Syria, the Head of State reaffirmed his wish to continue the very close dialogue established with Turkey on the fight against terrorism and the search for an inclusive political solution for the country’s peace, stability and unity. The President also expressed his concern about the situation of Loup Bureau, a journalism student arrested in Turkey, and his hope that our compatriot can be back in France as soon as possible. On this issue, the two leaders agreed to talk again next week./.

Published on 17/08/2017

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