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Trump, Erdogan agreed to meet at G-20 in June - Turkish official

Trump, Erdogan agreed to meet at G-20 in June - Turkish official
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are seen at the start of the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause -
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G-20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency’s communications director said.

Fahrettin Altun said on Twitter on Wednesday that Erdogan, on the call, reiterated to Trump Turkey’s offer to form a working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defence system.

(Reporting by Can Sezer and Ece Toksabay; Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Jonathan Spicer)

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