Joe Biden Visits Turkey in Attempt to Heal Rift on Fighting the Islamic State

November 21, 2014 10:28 PM

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US Vice President Joe Biden is traveling to Turkey today in an attempt to repair an increasingly strained relationship between the countries and persuade Ankara to play a larger role in the fight against Islamic State militants in neighboring Syria.

Biden will spend 48 hours in Turkey and is scheduled to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

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