Turkey's Erdogan says he is saddened to learn of Queen Elizabeth's death

FILE PHOTO: President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan is greeted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a private audience at Buckingham Palace, London

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he was saddened to learn of Queen Elizabeth's death and sent his deepest condolences to the royal family and the people and government of the United Kingdom.

(Reporting by Daren Butler; Editing by Chris Reese)