UK's Cameron to fly to Turkey to discuss IS foreign fighter problem

December 8, 2014 12:57 PM

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UK's Cameron to fly to Turkey to discuss IS foreign fighter problem

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron will travel to Turkey on Tuesday to meet President Tayyip Erdogan to discuss how to stop Britons crossing into Syria and Iraq to join up with Islamic State (IS) fighters via the Turkish border, his spokesman said.

The visit comes after Britain said last month it was facing its greatest ever national security threat, in part because of the risk that Britons who return from fighting with IS could launch attacks on home soil.

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