The Russian Defense Ministry announced that the defense ministers of the Russian Federation, Syria and Turkey held tripartite talks in Moscow to discuss ways to resolve the Syrian crisis and the need to continue the dialogue to achieve stability in Syria.
Solve the Syrian crisis
According to the ministry’s statement: “Tripartite talks between the defense ministers of the Russian Federation, the Syrian Republic and Turkey were held in Moscow on December 28, during which ways of resolving the Syrian crisis and the problem of refugees, and joint efforts to fight extremist groups in Syria”.
He further indicated that “after the meeting, the parties referred to the constructive nature of the dialogue that took place in this way and the need for its continuation in order to further stabilize the situation in the whole region”.
And the Turkish Defense Ministry announced that Turkish Defense Minister and Turkish Intelligence Chief, Hulusi Akar and Hakan Fidan had arrivedin official visit to Moscow to hold important talks with their Russian counterparts.
According to the ministry: “National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and the head of the National Intelligence Organization, Hakan Fidan, are in the Russian capital, Moscow, to hold meetings and address important issues with a number of Russian officials.”
Earlier, Akar had commented on the “possible tripartite meeting between the defense ministers of Turkey, Syria and Russia” announced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
As the Turkish Defense Minister said: “Everything that needs to be done is done according to procedures at all levels in order to protect the rights and interests of our country, and there are contacts also in this area”.
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