Turkish FM holds phone talk with Clinton

The Turkish foreign minister held Friday a phone conversation with his U.S. counterpart during which the two officials exchanged views on a wide range of subjects.

Turkish FM holds phone talk with Clinton

The Turkish foreign minister held Friday a phone conversation with his U.S. counterpart during which the two officials exchanged views on a wide range of subjects including the Middle East, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran and the World Basketball Championship.

During their 45-minute conversation, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton first assessed the latest situation in the Middle East and discussed ways to increase Turkey's contribution to the peace process, diplomatic sources said.

The two officials also assessed the latest situation in Iraq, exchanged views on the developments regarding Iran's nuclear program, moreover, Clinton thanked Turkey for its support to Afghanistan, sources noted.

Commenting on the World Basketball Championship hosted Turkey, Davutoglu and Clinton congratulated each other over their national teams' success at the tournament and the two officials expressed their wish that the final game of the championship would be played between Turkey and USA, sources added.

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