Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria summit over phone

March 28, 2018 Off By Web Desk

Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed over the phone about the upcoming three-nation leaders’ summit on Syria, Anadolu Agency reported.

They also discussed bilateral relations and affirmed the determination to further develop their ties.

The summit in the Turkish capital Ankara on April 4 will be attended by the Turkish, Russian, and Iranian leaders discussing the ongoing situation in Syria as the three countries which brokered the Astana peace process on Syria.

In the phone conversation, Erdogan offered condolences to Putin over a fire at a shopping mall in Siberia that killed at least 64 people, including 41 children.

The fire in the city of Kemerovo started on the mall’s fourth and top floors on Sunday and then consumed an area of about 1,600 square meters.

Three days of mourning in Kemerovo started on Tuesday.

Source: International Islamic News Agency