Worthy Christian News » World News » Obama huddles with Putin, backs France's pursuit of deadly terrorists, on sidelines of G-20 summit
(Worthy News) - President Obama said Sunday at an international summit that America stands with France in its pursuit of those who committed the 'horrific' terror attacks in Paris and met informally with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“We stand in solidarity with (France) in hunting down the perpetrators of this crime and bringing them to justice,” Obama said during the first day of the Group of 20 economic summit in Turkey.
The two-day summit follows the terror attacks in and around Paris on Friday night that killed 129 people and wounded hundreds more. [ Source ]
Obama, Putin agree on need for political transition, ceasefire in Syria
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on the need for a Syria-led political transition, including UN-mediated talks, when they spoke at the G20 summmit on Sunday, a White House official said.
In a 35 minute discussion on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) meeting in Turkey, the two discussed efforts to find a solution to the conflict, which had been made more pressing by the attacks in Paris that killed 129 people, the official said. [ Source ]