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Erdoğan, Putin talk ‘close cooperation in Syria’ over phone

Erdoğan, Putin talk ‘close cooperation in Syria’ over phone
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Wednesday, 01 May, 2019, 14:20

Turkish and Russian presidents on April 30 agreed to continue close cooperation in Syria as part of Astana Peace Process, said a statement by Turkish Presidency. Hürriyet Daily News reports. According to the statement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral issues and recent developments in Libya and Syria in a phone call.

Turkey, Russia, and Iran serve as guarantor states in the Astana peace process.

The Astana process has been successful in bringing a cease-fire in Syria and led to the creation of de-escalation zones.