Iran, Russia, Turkey, Helped Syria Gov’t Fight IS

Iran, Russia, Turkey, Helped Syria Gov’t Fight ISIran, Russia, Turkey, Helped Syria Gov’t Fight IS

Russian State Duma [lower house of parliament] Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and Turkish Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim noted the success of coordinated action between Moscow, Ankara and Tehran concerning Syria.

“Russia, Turkey and Iran have joined efforts on combating terrorism and helped the Syrian government fight against the terrorist state (the Islamic State or Daesh),” Volodin said Saturday in a meeting with Yildirim in Ankara, TASS reported.

“And now, peace has come to the long-suffering Syrian land,” the Russian official added.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, Russian presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters that work is in progress on the third meeting of the Russian, Turkish, and Iranian leaders on the Syrian settlement scheduled to be held at the beginning of September.

“The possibility of holding another trilateral meeting in early September is being explored. After the three presidents’ schedules are agreed on through diplomatic channels, we will let you know,” Peskov said.

Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin earlier said that the third meeting between the Turkish, Russian and Iranian presidents on Syria was scheduled to be held in Tehran in the first week of September.


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