Families of freed consulate hostages were present at the Ankara airport, where PM Davutoglu and hostages have landed.
Gul expressed his condolences and condemned the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi which killed US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and four other Americans.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has also condemned an attack on Ambassador Stevens and three other Americans.
“I have great confidence that President Poroshenko is balancing a lot of different variables here and a very difficult situation, but he’s the right man for the job,” Obama said.
The authorization granted to the president to arm and train the rebels will expire Dec. 11.
Syrian activists say the arms to be provided to Syrian moderates by the U.S. will be used both against ISIL and the Assad regime.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that 49 Turkish hostages who have been held by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Iraq’s Mosul city have been freed and brought back to Turkey Saturday morning.
A foreign ministry source says the National Intelligence Organization operation to free the Turkish hostages in Mosul followed careful planning and analysis of other ISIL kidnapping cases.
Scotland's vote on independence highlights the continent's other areas that are seeking to break away from national government