Friday, January 15

Istanbul will host in September a meeting of the leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France to discuss the Syrian situation

BAGHDAD, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey would host a meeting on September 7 with leaders of Russia, Germany and France as well as Turkey.

"Turkey will host the summit of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France on 7 September and we will discuss what we can do," Erdogan was quoted as saying in the daily Watan in response to a question about Syria in Johannesburg."

In this quartet meeting, we will discuss the region's problems," he said.

"Of course, Turkey will continue to establish relations with Russia outside the Quartet summit," he said. Noting that after the trilateral summits of Turkey, Russia and Iran in Sochi and Ankara, there will be a meeting in Tehran. "

Earlier, the adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Akbar Velayati said that the meeting of the Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Erdogan and Hassan Rowhani, on Syria will be held soon in Tehran.

The second trilateral meeting of Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran on Syria was held on April 4 in Ankara.

The first summit was held in Sochi on 22 November 2017. After the talks in Sochi, a joint statement was signed by the leaders of the three countries. "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency