March 6, 2018 / 9:17 PM / 4 months ago

Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria's Ghouta, Afrin: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta during a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a conference of the Russian transport workers' union in Moscow, Russia March 5, 2018. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS

According to the Kremlin statement, Erdogan also informed Putin about Turkey’s operation in Syria’s Afrin.

The leaders also discussed joint strategic projects in energy sector, the Kremlin added.

Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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