Erdogan announced a meeting on Syria with the participation of Russia
In Istanbul on 7 September summit of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France, where it is planned to discuss the Syrian issue. This was stated by President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the newspaper Vatan.
According to him, the sides will also discuss the agenda of upcoming trilateral summit in Turkey. It will involve Russia and Iran.
Earlier on 26 July, the Turkish leader in the course of communication with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS summit in Johannesburg noted the positive dynamics of development of relations between the two countries, which “causes some countries jealous”.
June 24, Erdogan won the presidential election in Turkey, with the support of 52.5 per cent of voters. After the victory, he promised to continue the fight against terrorist groups. The Turkish leader said that Ankara will “liberate Syria from the terrorists that there could come the Syrians”.
Ankara considers terrorists representatives of the Kurdish party Democratic Union and its armed people’s protection Units (YPG). January 20, Turkey is pursuing in ‘ afrīn the operation “Olive branch” against the forces of the Kurds.