Turkish defense minister discusses Syria in Moscow
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Turkish defense minister discusses Syria in Moscow

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Orient Net
Date: 2018-08-17 16:04
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, accompanied by National Intelligence Organization (MİT) Undersecretary Hakan Fidan, visited Moscow Friday (August 17) to discuss Syria and other cooperation issues in a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu.

Shoigu discussed the return of Syrian refugees to Syria with Akar during talks, the TASS news agency cited the Russian ministry as saying. "Special attention was paid to discussing ways of achieving fast settlement of the humanitarian situation in Syria, including the return of refugees, DS reported.

Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a separate meeting in Tehran in early September, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by Russian media.

"Separate negotiations between Presidents Putin and Erdogan will be held in Tehran during the Russia-Turkey-Iran summit in September," the Izvestia daily quoted Peskov as saying.

The trilateral summit in Tehran will be a continuation of talks previously held in the Russian resort town of Sochi and talks held earlier this year in Istanbul.

In addition to talks in Tehran, a high-level meeting on Syria is also scheduled to take place in Istanbul, which will include high-level participation from Turkey, Russia, France and Germany.


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