Hurriyet Daily News cites the Atlantic Council Energy & Economic Summit and details the themes that were most prevalent at this year’s event:

Between Nov. 18 and 20, the Atlantic Council met in Istanbul with the theme of “Building Global Stability and Business Resilience in Volatile Times.” But in almost all sessions with high-level attendees, the dominating issues were the ISIL attacks, the migration influx and the Syrian civil war.

The G-20 Summit in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya on Nov. 15-16, which was centered on the theme of “inclusive economies and growth,” was also dominated by the same subject. A G-20 communiqué was released – for the first time – on a political crisis, not an economic one, urging the need for a joint and sustainable strategy against ISIL.

Erdoğan, who has been greatly criticized inside and outside of Turkey for ignoring the real dimensions of the threat from the jihadist militants in Syria due to his direction of too much attention on the removal of the Bashar al-Assad regime, suggested to the other leaders before the Paris attacks that they discuss the issue during the G-20 meetings.

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