February 8, 2018 / 8:04 AM / 12 days ago

Putin, Erdogan discuss military coordination in Syria - Kremlin

MOSCOW, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed to strengthen coordination between the two countries’ military and security services in Syria in the fight against terrorism, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Putin and Erdogan, in a telephone conversation, also discussed the prospects for new contacts between Russia, Turkey and Iran on Syria, the statement said.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a possible summit meeting between the leaders of the three countries was discussed, but no date has been agreed, RIA news agency reported. (Reporting by Maria Kiseleva; Writing by Polina Nikolskaya; Editing by Christian Lowe)

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