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Kremlin says Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria by phone
December 25, 2016 / 4:39 PM / in 10 months

Kremlin says Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria by phone

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the Syria crisis in a phone conversation on Sunday, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan arrive for a news conference following their meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is visiting Russia now, also took part in the call, it added. Erdogan called Putin to express his condolences over the crash of Russian TU-154 plane near the Black Sea city of Sochi, the Kremlin said.

Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by Andrew Roche; editing by

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