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3/31/2020, 5:15 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US, Turkey urge global ceasefires amid pandemic

United States President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed during a conversation on Tuesday that ceasefire agreements need to be reached and respected in all "countries in conflict" during the novel coronavirus global pandemic, White House Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere announced.

Syria and Libya conflicts, in particular, are the ones that need ceasefires and resolution, the presidents reportedly said.

"The two leaders agreed to work closely together on the international campaign to defeat the virus and bolster the global economy," Deere added in a statement.

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