Putin, Erdogan note importance of joint efforts in anti-terrorism fight

The leaders exchanged views on the situation in Syria.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed in a phone conversation the situation in Syria, the Kremlin press service said on Friday.

The conversation was held at the initiative of the Turkish side.

"The leaders had a detailed exchange of views on the situation in Syria. The importance of joint efforts in the fight against terrorism was noted," the Kremlin stressed.

Russia’s Aerospace Forces started pinpointing strikes in Syria at facilities of the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra (terrorist organizations banned in Russia) on September 30, 2015, at the request of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

First published by TASS.

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