Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi discussed in a phone call with on Tuesday efforts made for finding a political solution to the Syria’s conflict in light of the latest developments in the region. Continue reading
On November 20, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, the Kremlin press service said in a statement. Continue reading
Foreign Ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey Sergei Lavrov, Javad Zarif and Mevlut Cavusoglu held closed-door negotiations in Antalya on Sunday. Continue reading
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Washington of sponsoring the ISIS terrorist group as well as failing to fulfill the promise to withdraw Syrian Kurdish forces from the Syrian regions liberated from ISIS militants. Continue reading
A Russian resolution on the international inquiry into chemical attacks in Syria has been rejected by the UN Security Council, shortly after Russia vetoed a rival proposal by the US, calling it flawed and unbalanced. Continue reading
Moscow and Washington discussed the de-escalation zone in Syria’s southwest and the text of the deal is open for the public, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Tuesday. Continue reading
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari started a trip to Russia to hold talks with senior officials of the country on various topics, including the latest developments in Syria. Continue reading
The leaders of Russia and Turkey have met in the black sea resort of Sochi to discuss bilateral and regional issues including Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the efforts jointly made by Russia, Iran and Turkey to settle the Syrian crisis ‘are paying off.’
“I would like to note with satisfaction that our joint work with Turkey and Iran as guarantors of the ‘Astana process’ continues to yield concrete results…The level of violence has certainly decreased and favorable conditions are being created for promoting intra-Syrian dialogue under the auspices of the UN,” Putin said according to RT report.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan later referred to last week’s affirmation by Presidents Trump and Putin of de-escalation zones in Syria which have helped reduce the fighting.
“We appreciate the joint statement that was made in Vietnam by Mr. Putin and Mr. Trump. And I am pleased to see that at the same time the relations between Turkey and Russia have reached a new, strong level.
I especially care about the bilateral steps that Russia and Turkey have taken in area of our defence industries.”
Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that those who do not believe in a military solution in Syria should pull their troops out, after Russia and the United States said no military solution was possible in Syria. Continue reading