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Putin, Rouhani, Erogan to hold video summit on Syria, says Peskov

MOSCOW, (ST)- Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian and Turkish counterparts Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyib Erdogan are due on Wednesday to hold talks via video on the current situation in Syria, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov announced on Tuesday.

Russia, Iran and Turkey, the three guarantors of Astana process for finding a solution to the crisis in Syria, held several meetings during the past years.  

 Meetings within Astana process started in the Kazakh Capital early in 2017. Fourteen meetings have been held, one of them was held in the Russian city of Sochi. All the meetings have affirmed commitment to Syria’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and stressed the need to continue fighting terrorist organizations in Syria until they are completely defeated.

Hamda Mustafa