In a statement released Monday, the Turkish Prime Ministry Press Office said that Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan and U.S. President Obama agreed for officials of both countries to work closely to support the democratic transition in Syria.
ANKARA- The two leaders discussed the coordination of efforts to speed up the political transition process in Syria, including those that would lead Assad to leave power and those designed to meet the legitimate demands of the Syrian people, the press office said.
The two leaders have expressed that they were concerned about the worsening humanitarian situation in Syria and the attacks of the Syrian regime targeting its own people, the press office indicated.
Prime Minister Erdogan and President Obama agreed to coordinate efforts to help the displaced Syrians, the press office stressed.
During the phone conversation, Prime Minister Erdogan offered his condolences for those who lost their lives in a tragic incident in Colorado recently, the press office also said.