Russia and Syria

Putin pays visit to Damascus, meets Syria’s al-Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Damascus for a visit, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, TASS reports. "Vladimir Putin travelled from the airport to the headquarters of the Russian Armed Forces group in …

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Russia to receive Syrian oil?

Syrian and Russian companies have begun joint work on oil and gas geological exploration in the Mediterranean Sea, adviser to Syrian President Bashar Assad Bouthaina Shaaban said. "This is the first time I say this …

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Netanyahu confesses why he called Putin

Today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wrote on Twitter about his telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. We discussed the …

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Russian doctors arrive in northern Syria

Doctors from a Russian special medical unit have arrived at a Russian military police base near the city of Kobane in northern Syria with equipment and medications in order to provide medical assistance to civilians. According to …

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Ankara establishes Syria safe zone

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said that the 145-kilometer-long, 30-kilometer-deep safe zone was established in northern Syria. Akar added that Turkish authorities are in touch with their Russian counterparts …

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Russia concerned about Israeli strikes against Syria

Israel's recent intensified missile and bomb attacks in Syria have raised concerns in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, Xinhua reports. "We consider it unconditionally important to respect the sovereignty and …

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Putin and Macron discuss Syria and Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the latter's initiative yesterday, according to the Kremlin press service. The …

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Cavusoglu warns Turkey may resume operation in Syria

Ankara will resume its Peace Spring trans-border operation in Syria in case the Kurdish Self-Defense Forces fail to withdraw their units from the border, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. According to …

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Russian and Turkish units complete 8th patrol in Syria

Russian and Turkish troops have completed the eighth round of joint ground patrols in northern Syria under a deal reached last month. "In the Ayn al-Arab region where the land patrol was conducted, UAVs also took part and were …

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Russia  and Turkey continue patrol missions in Syria

The Russian military police continues joint patrol missions with Turkish border guards in the al-Hasakah governorate and the Aleppo governorate in Syria, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in …

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