Obama, Turkey's Erdogan agree to stem the flow of foreign fighters - White House

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Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a graduation ceremony in Ankara

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a graduation ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, June 11, 2015.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed in a telephone call on Wednesday to work together to "stem the flow of foreign fighters and secure Turkey's border with Syria," the White House said in a statement.

The two leaders also discussed deepening their cooperation in the fight against Islamic State, it said.

(Reporting by Sandra Maler; Editing by Eric Beech)