January 26, 2018 / 1:38 PM / a year ago

Russia's Putin, security council discuss situation in Syria's Afrin: Ifax

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting of the ruling AK Party in Ankara, Turkey January 26, 2018. Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Syria’s Afrin with the national security council on Friday, Interfax news agency cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.

Peskov also said Putin spoke about Afrin in a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday.

Reporting by Jack Stubbs; writing by Maria Tsvetkova; editing by Jack Stubbs

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