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Bush Meets With Turkish PM In Effort To Stave Off 'Major Cross-Border Attack'

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:15 PM ET

Turkish Pm Erdogan Meets With Bush


President Bush on Monday pledged fresh help to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in fighting Kurdish rebels, declaring them "an enemy of Turkey, a free Iraq and the United States."

In an Oval Office session, Bush offered intelligence sharing to help combat the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK. Bush also said top military figures from the United States and Turkey would be in more regular contact in an effort to track the movement of the guerrilla fighters.

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Filed by Nick Graham  |