Turkey's Syria operation will contribute to stability in region, Erdoğan tells Putin

Published 09.10.2019 14:18
Updated 09.10.2019 15:11
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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed Turkey's planned anti-terror operation in northeastern Syria and the safe zone in a phone call, the presidency said Wednesday.

In the call, Erdoğan told Putin that the operation to the east of the Euphrates will contribute to peace and stability in Syria and pave the way for the political process to resolve the conflict in the country.

Highlighting that Turkey prioritizes the protection of Syrian people's rights and interests, Erdoğan said he appreciates Russia's constructive stance regarding the matter.

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