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Bush, Turkish PM Meet to Mend Ties

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Bush, Turkish PM Meet to Mend Ties

Bush, Turkish PM Meet to Mend Ties

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President Bush meets with Turkish Prime Minister Recept Tayyip Erdogan. Relations with the United States were strained last year when Turkey's parliament refused to let American troops use their country as a launch pad for a strike on Iraq. Wednesday's meeting signals improving relations. But the status of Kurds in northern Iraq remains a major source of friction. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.