Turkey to continue co-op with Russia, Iran on Syria

December 29, 2018 - 21:22

TEHRAN – Turkey will continue its close cooperation with Russia and Iran on Syria and other regional issues, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday.

He made the remarks on a visit to the Russian capital for talks on Syria between top Turkish and Russian officials.

Turkey and Russia have a joint will to clear “all terrorist groups from Syria”, Cavusoglu said, according to Anadolu Agency.

He stated that Turkey and Russia, as guarantors of the Astana peace process, are defending Syria’s territorial integrity and political unity from all efforts to harm them.

Before the meeting, Cavusoglu said he came to Russia to hold talks about the latest developments in Syria.


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