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Turkey and Russia agrees to focus on political solution in Syria
November 13, 2017 / 7:24 PM / 7 days ago

Turkey and Russia agrees to focus on political solution in Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey and Russia have agreed to focus on a political solution in Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting in Sochi, Russia November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Pavel Golovkin/Pool

Erdogan said he was glad Turkey had started to send agricultural goods to Russia but wanted the last restrictions on bilateral trade lifted. He was speaking after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the southern Russian city of Sochi.

Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg

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