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Military delegations of Turkey, Syria and Russia will hold a meeting in February

06.02.2023 ТАСС 64 просмотров

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar noted that the dialogue will continue, but did not specify when and where exactly.

Representatives of the military departments and special services of Turkey, Syria and Russia will hold a meeting in February as part of the development of the trilateral dialogue launched at the end of last year. This was reported by the head of the Turkish Defense Ministry Hulusi Akar to the newspaper Sozcu on Sunday.

"In February, in continuation of the trilateral meeting in the Syria-Russia-Turkey format, technical delegations of the Ministries of Defense and intelligence will gather. The dialogue will continue," the Turkish minister said, without specifying the date and venue of the talks.

On December 28, 2022, consultations of the heads of the Defense Ministries of Russia, Syria and Turkey took place in Moscow as part of the process of normalization of relations between Ankara and Damascus. At the meeting, an agreement was reached on the establishment of a joint trilateral commission. These consultations are to be followed by a meeting of the foreign ministers of the three countries, on the agenda of which will be the issue of negotiations between the Presidents of Turkey and Syria, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Bashar al-Assad. It is expected to take place in February.

Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on December 15 last year that he had proposed to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to hold a trilateral meeting with the participation of the Syrian leader. According to him, this summit should be preceded by negotiations at the level of representatives of the special services, defense and foreign ministers.

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