Obama: U.S. stands with Turkey after Istanbul airport attack

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 29, 2016 12:19 PM

OTTOWA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States stood with the people of Turkey after the suicide bombing at Istanbul's main airport.

Obama, speaking to reporters during a trip to Canada, said he discussed the U.S. commitment to fight Islamic State militants during a call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan earlier in the day.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)