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Obama: Turkey needs to close 'gaps' in border with Syria

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 - 00:56

U.S. President Barack Obama says he remains concerned about a section on the Turkey-Syria border where it's believed foreign fighters are slipping in and out to fight for Islamic State. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that there is some progress in sealing the border between Turkey and Syria but there are still some "gaps" exploited by Islamic State militants to bring in foreign fighters and sell oil. Obama said he has had repeated conversations with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan about the issue, including on Tuesday.

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Obama: Turkey needs to close 'gaps' in border with Syria

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 - 00:56