Obama and Erdogan discussed Syrian conflict
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and US President Barack Obama on Friday had a telephone conversation over the Syrian conflict.
Obama called for a halt to actions that heighten tensions with Turkey and with moderate opposition forces in northern Syria, Reuters reports.
The US president stressed to Erdogan that Kurdish YPG forces should not seek to exploit circumstances in this area to seize additional territory, the White House said in a statement.
He called for Turkey to stop artillery strikes in the area.