Iran, Russia, Turkey to Hold Summit on Syria in April: Turkish Spokesman

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran, Russian and Turkey will hold a summit in April to discuss Syria and potential steps in the region, the spokesman for the Turkish foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Iran, Russia, Turkey to Hold Summit on Syria in April: Turkish Spokesman

Hami Aksoy also told a news conference Ankara would tell US authorities during meetings on March 8-9 that it expected Washington to take concrete steps on retrieving weapons provided to the Syrian Kurdish YPG militants, Reuters reported.

Aksoy said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit Russia between March 12 and 14, and later meet with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson in Washington on March 19.

He said Cavusoglu would also discuss during a visit to Germany the extradition of former Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim, who was released by a Czech court last week despite a Turkish extradition request.

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