Russia, Turkey, Germany and France may hold a new summit on Syria soon - Erdogan

Russia, Turkey, Germany and France may hold a new summit on Syria soon - Erdogan
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Russia, Turkey, Germany and France may hold a new summit on the Syrian settlement in the near future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters shortly after his visit to Moscow, ONAreports citing Daily Sabah.

Erdogan said that French President Emmanuel Macron recently called with such a demand. "Putin also welcomes the idea," the Turkish president added.

The Turkish leader noted that for holding the summit in this format there is the need to achieve progress on setting up Syria’s constitutional committee.

Recall that on October 27, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held four-way talks on Syria in Istanbul. The three-hour summit, which was held for the first time in this format, confirmed that the sides call for a political and diplomatic resolution to the Syria conflict. Moreover, the four leaders urged to increase humanitarian aid to the Syrians, including for the reconstruction of the damaged infrastructure.

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