Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold Syria summit in Istanbul: official

 08 Feb 2018 - 10:58

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold Syria summit in Istanbul: official
A handout picture provided by the Iranian presidency official website on February 7, 2018 shows President Hassan Rouhani (R) meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (L) in the capital in Tehran. AFP PHOTO / HO / IRANIAN PRESIDENCY


Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed Thursday to hold a summit in Istanbul alongside Iranian President Hassan Rouhani aimed at reviving the peace process in Syria, a Turkish presidential source said.

Putin had already hosted a similar summit with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in November. A Turkish official told AFP the date for the Istanbul summit would be fixed later.

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