Published time: October 04, 2014 20:51
US Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after alleging that the leader allowed foreign fighters allied with the Islamic State to cross into Syria. Erdogan was outraged over the remark.
Biden presented his apology in a phone call to Erdogan on Saturday, the White House said.
Speaking at Harvard University on Thursday, Biden claimed that “President Erdogan told me, he is an old friend, said you were right, we let too many people through, now we are trying to seal the border.”
Responding to the remark, Erdogan said he “never admitted any mistakes.”
“If Biden told these words, then he will be history to me. I never uttered such remarks,” the Turkish leader said. “He should apologize. I’m…
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