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.
The conference “will be held because it’s an essential meeting for humanity,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls said.
Obama was briefed on the attacks, which have killed at least 39 people, by his counter terrorism advisor Lisa Monaco.
Republicans had criticized the plan as an illegal executive overreach when Obama announced it last November. Twenty-six states challenged the plan in court.
Barack Obama launched his own personal Facebook page on Monday, in a fresh attempt from the social media-savvy president to spread his message through nontraditional channels.
That patrol eventually took place on Tuesday when the USS Lassen, a guided-missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Subi Reef, triggering an angry rebuke from China and threatening to ratchet up tensions between the world’s two biggest economies