Putin welcomes Erdogan in Sochi for Syria talks

Putin and Erdogan sit down in Sochi, while Assad antes-up from the battlefield

Awaiting more updates, but meanwhile…


Assad says he has offered clemency to those who had joined the Kurdish-led forces, which his government considers secessionists.


Putin welcomed the Turkish leader in the Black Sea resort on Tuesday, saying their meeting is very important in the current tense situation in Syria. He noted that a high level of Russia-Turkey cooperation should help find solutions for the complex issues.

Erdogan said the meeting with Putin will “create the opportunity to discuss peace in a strong manner.”


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