March 6, 2018 / 9:21 PM / 7 months ago

Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria's Ghouta, Afrin: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta during a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

FILE PHOTO - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan poses with Russian President Vladimir Putin after a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, December 11, 2017. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

According to the Kremlin statement, Erdogan also informed Putin about Turkey’s operation in Syria’s Afrin.

The leaders also discussed joint strategic projects in energy sector, the Kremlin added.

Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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