Putin, Erdogan Agree to Intensify Bilateral Cooperation on Syrian Issue

Sputnik News – April 14, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation on Saturday, during which they discussed missile strikes of the United States and its allies on Syria and agreed to intensify bilateral cooperation aimed at political settlement of the Syrian crisis.

“The Russian and the Turkish sides proceed from the fact that in the light of what has happened it is necessary to intensify bilateral cooperation aimed at real progress in the process of a political settlement in Syria,” the Kremlin press statement says.

During the conversation, the parties discussed the tensions around Syria, which escalated as a result of the missile strikes conducted by the United States and its allies, it added.