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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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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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Assad: ‘resistance’ to force U.S. troops out

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the American presence in Syria will lead to armed “resistance” that will eventually force the U.S. troops to leave. Speaking in an interview with Russia24 TV and Rossiya …

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Putin on close contact with Erdogan on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he remains in close contact with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Syria.  "I know that he has concerns about several organizations, but …

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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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Russia and Turkey hold 5th joint patrols in Syria

Russian and Turkish troops carried out the fifth round of joint ground patrols in northern Syria under a deal reached last month, in an area of a Turkish anti-terror operation, Turkey’s National Defense Ministry said. “The …

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Russia and Turkey carry out next joint patrol in Syria

The Russian military police and the Turkish border service have started their fourth joint patrol in a new area in Syria's north, at the border with Turkey, and the route will make around 80 kilometers, the Russian Defence Ministry said. …

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Assad comments on Erdogan's actions in Syria

Syrian leader Bashar Assad described Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's actions in Syria as illegal. According to Assad, Erdogan has his own agenda, and there are two points, first, his …

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Small contingent of U.S. forces to stay in Syria

Fewer than 1,000 US troops will stay in Syria, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said. "There will be less than a thousand for sure. And probably in the 500ish frame. Maybe six (hundred) but …

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Erdogan holds another telephone conversation with Putin

According to the Turkish Presidential Administration, Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to the press service, the key topic of the conversation was compliance with the …

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Russia and Turkey begin 3rd joint patrols in Syria

Russian and Turkish troops started holding the third round of joint patrols in the rural Qamishli area in northern Syria today. "Within the framework of the agreement reached with the Russian Federation in Sochi on October 22, …

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