Obama vows to 'redouble' fight against Islamic State jihadists

US President Barack Obama (left) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, on November 15, 2015US President Barack Obama vowed Sunday to stand by France in hunting down the Paris attackers and to “redouble” efforts to wipe out the Islamic State jihadist network. After a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Obama said the two leaders agreed to show solidarity with France in tracking down the perpetrators of the Paris assaults and to boost a campaign to “eliminate” the Islamic State group. Obama denounced the shooting and bombing assaults in Paris on Friday that killed 129 people and a double suicide bombing in Ankara on October 10 that claimed 102 lives.

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