Turkey accused Barack Obama of arming “terrorists” in a Kurdish militant group in Syria which it has blamed for a deadly car bombing which claimed at least 28 lives on Wednesday.
The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused the US-supported Kurdish rebel group YPG of carrying out the attack in Ankara.
America has supported the YPG fighters - linked to the political PYD group - in their fight against Islamic State in Syria but Turkey insists they are terrorists.
Erdoğan said he tell Mr Obama that plane loads of weapons sent from the US had aided Kurdish group - and had also ended up in the hands of Isis.
"Three plane loads arrived, half of them ended up in the hands of Daesh (Islamic State), and half of them in the hands of the PYD," he said
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A pair of car bombs have killed nine people in the Kurdish-held Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, Reuters have reported, citing police and medical sources.
Militants from the Islamic State have made further ground in northern Iraq, seizing more towns after residents fled the area in fear.
Iraq’s largest Christian town, Qaraqosh, was seized by the Jihadists after Kurdish troops were forced into a hasty retreat, according to AFP.
The towns are among many in the area where thousands of Christians who were forced to abandon their homes in the main northern city of Mosul last month had found refuge.
Jalal Talabani's office has confirmed that the Iraqi president is in a stable condition following a health emergency.
The Iraqi president Jalal Talibani is in a "critical but stable condition" after suffering a stroke, according to three government sources.
"He was transferred to hospital late last night after suffering a stroke," the Associated Press cited a senior Kurdish official as saying.
The Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is being treated in hospital for an unspecified health problem. Here are some facts about his rise to prominence:
- A veteran of the guerilla movement for Kurdish independence
- Founder of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan - one of two political parties in Iraq's Kurdish region
- Helped to negotiate Iraq's interim constitution after the 2003 Iraq War
- The presidency is largely ceremonial, but Talibani has used it to mediate in ethnic and sectarian conflicts