Obama emphasized the need for Turkey and Russia to “de-escalate” their conflict and not get distracted from the campaign against IS and efforts to resolve Syria’s long-running civil war.
The total amount of money being committed by these 20 countries – under Mission Innovation — amount to USD 20 billion.
President Barack Obama strode purposefully toward the shuttered French concert hall where terrorists wrought so much horror two weeks ago.
Obama said it was particularly sad that one day after a holiday — Thanksgiving — Americans have to comfort families who suddenly lost loves ones to gun violence.
The man identified as Joseph Caputo was immediately apprehended by the US Secret Service after he scaled the fence of the highly secure complex yesterday. Criminal changes are pending against him.
Obama pardoned “Abe,” the 2015 national Thanksgiving turkey, during a ceremony yesterday in the Rose Garden.
Obama was briefed on the ways US can enhance its existing security and intelligence cooperation with partners, building on recent discussions at the G20 Summit in Antalya.
Obama and Hollande also urged Russia and Turkey not to let the situation escalate after Turkey, a NATO ally, said it shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border after it repeatedly violated Turkish air space.
US President Barack Obama is all set to feature on Coldplay’s new song.
Barack Obama called on Russia to make a “strategic adjustment” and drop its support for Assad, insisting the violence in Syria cannot be stopped as long as Assad is in office.
“For the sake of regional stability the claimants should halt reclamation, construction and militarisation of disputed areas,” Obama said at a meeting.
President Obama probed Jack Ma on how he thought government and established businesses could help young entrepreneurs.
Obama said Russia had been a “constructive partner in Vienna in trying to create a political transition,” referring to international talks in Austria.
“As we I’m sure each said to (French) President Hollande and the French people, we stand in solidarity with them in hunting down the perpetrators of this crime and bringing them to justice,” Obama told a joint news conference with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a G20 leaders summit.
Obama began US bombing in Iraq and Syria, along with the deployment of military advisers to Iraq, more than a year ago.