It appears that Turkish President Recep Erdogan has achieved his goal. The negotiations between the Turkish leader in his Russian counterpart in Sochi resulted in the decision to create a demilitarized zone along the front lines in the Syrian Idlib province.
Reports of the expanding US military footprint come amid news that President Trump may be looking to reach an agreement with President Putin on the withdrawal of US forces from Syria at their upcoming meeting in Helsinki.
The Turkish and Russian presidents discussed the situation in Syria in a phone call on Tuesday, a source in Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, who is on a two-day official visit to Russia, met at St. Petersburg’s Constantine Palace on Thursday to discuss bilateral relations and global issues, including the situation in Syria and Ukraine and Iran’s nuclear deal. France and Russia want to create a coordination mechanism between world powers…
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has paid an official visit to the Russian city of Sochi. During the official meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated him on the great success in the fight against terrorists.
Turkish President Rejep Erdogan met the Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Ankara on Thursday, Sep 28th. An a joint press conference held after the talks, Putin and Erdogan confirmed their readiness to deepen coordination on ending the Syrian crisis by reaching a political solution. The Turkish President also mentioned the creation of a “de-escalation zone”…
Not long ago, King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz appointed his son Muhammad bin Salman as the new Crown Prince, who just two days after adopting the appointment on June 21, 2017 allegedly made extremely belligerent statements to the Russian Federation.
Turkey and Russia expressed their readiness to invite the representatives from the United States to the upcoming Syrian peace talks. Earlier Russian leader Vladimir Putin has stressed the need to respect the interests of Washington as one of global players in the region.
Israel is in “close contact” with Moscow, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday, the day Russia launched a major new offensive in Syria.