Carter, Turkish Defense Minister Discuss Daesh, Afghanistan

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The defense chiefs of the United States and Turkey exchanged opinions on Daesh and the situation in Afghanistan.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has met with Turkish Minister of Defense Fikri Isık on the sidelines of a NATO ministerial in Brussels, Belgium to discuss the fight against Daesh and the situation in Afghanistan, US Department of Defense spokesperson Peter Cook said in a Twitter message on Tuesday.

​The US-led coalition of more than 60 nations, including Turkey, has been carrying out airstrikes against Daesh in Syria and Iraq since the summer of 2014.

Daesh has been designated as a terrorist organization and is outlawed in numerous countries, including in the United States and Russia.

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