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Turkey Heralds ‘New Day’ in American Relations, Teases Joint Raqqa Operation

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım told reporters in Munich Sunday that he is optimistic about cooperating with the United States to eradicate the Islamic State from Syria and that Turkey is expecting to work with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) to liberate Raqqa, the Islamic State “capital.” This announcement followed a conversation with Vice President Mike Pence.

Pence: Easing Russia Sanctions Depends on Cooperation Against ISIS

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Vice President Mike Pence said the decision on easing Russia sanctions “depends” on cooperation to “hunt down and destroy ISIS.” Partial transcript as follows: STEPHANOPOULOS:  Will the sanctions on Russia remain in place as long