Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Turkish Foreign Minister Sinirlioglu

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 13, 2015


The following is attributable to Spokesperson John Kirby:

Secretary Kerry met in Vienna tonight with Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu.

They discussed the importance of tomorrow's discussions in helping achieve a political transition in Syria to a government that is responsive to the needs of the Syrian people.

They also reviewed Coalition efforts against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, to include ongoing operations in both countries. Both ministers stressed the need for intensifying those efforts across all lines of effort.