Russia and Syria

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Putin and Erdogan urgently discuss situation in Syria

Putin and Erdogan urgently discuss situation in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have held a telephone conversation to discuss the Syria issue, the Kremlin press service said. According to the …

There will be no winner in battle for Idlib

There will be no winner in battle for Idlib

There is a stalemate in Syria's Idlib governorate: President Bashar Assad's forces are approaching its capital to drive out terrorist groups and forces of the armed Syrian opposition; Damascus has already took over the strategically …

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

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 …

Russia to receive Syrian oil?

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 …

Netanyahu confesses why he called Putin

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 …

Russian military policemen injured by bomb blast in Syria

Russian military policemen injured by bomb blast in Syria

Three Russian military police officers received minor injuries when a self-made explosive device went off near an armored vehicle in northeastern Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said. According to the ministry, the bomb …

Russian doctors arrive in northern Syria

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 …

Russia's military police expand patrol area in northern Syria

Russia's military police expand patrol area in northern Syria

Russian military police are expanding the patrol area in northern Syria and the Sirrin air base, recently abandoned by the U.S. military, has become one of control points, Russian military police officer Safar Safarov said. …

Ankara establishes Syria safe zone

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 …

Russia concerned about Israeli strikes against Syria

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 …

Putin and Macron discuss Syria and Ukraine

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 …

Cavusoglu warns Turkey may resume operation in Syria

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 …