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Bashar al-Assad: Trump is best U.S. President

U.S. President Donald Trump is the best leader in the country's history due to his blunt approach to policy, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said. "He is the best bot because if good policies, …

Russian and Turkish military discuss joint plans in Syria

Russian and Turkish military officials met in Ankara yesterday to discuss joint plans in Syria under agreements reached during earlier talks between the leaders of the two states, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said in a statement. …

Russian military delegation to visit Turkey

A Russian military delegation will come to Turkey to discuss the situation in Syria, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. According to him, Kurdish YPG forces in Syria have not fully withdrawn from the …

Pompeo called Lavrov to discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with the head of the US State Department, Mike Pompeo, during which the parties discussed the situation in Syria. Lavrov stressed the need to refrain from steps that …

Erdogan: Turkey will not negotiate with militants

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara will begin a new operation in Syria if the Kurdish formations remain in the 30-km security zone agreed with Russia on the border with Turkey. "We agreed with the Russian …

U.S. to send about 500 troops to Syria

The White House is considering options for leaving about 500 U.S. troops in northeast Syria to safeguard oil fields, the officials said. Abrams battle tanks and Bradley armored vehicles will be also deployed to the region, the Wall …

Zarif and Cavusoglu discuss Syria in Baku

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu had a working breakfast in Baku this morning, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry. In the meeting, …

Iran ready to help Turkey-Syria dialogue

Tehran is ready to help for talks between Syria and Turkey to reach an understanding, Iranian ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said. "Iran has always backed political means to resolve disputes...and Tehran is happy …