High stakes for Putin, Erdogan summit on northeast Syria
Monday, 21 October 2019 ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin this week in talks crucial to the outcome of Turkey’s latest incursion into northern Syria , and to the broader Syrian war. The stakes couldn’t be higher. An agreement between Putin — who has backed the Syrian government of Bashar Assad in Syria’s […]
Russian troops moved into the strategic Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday. It comes a day after Moscow and Turkey agreed to oversee the removal of America's former allies, Kurdish fighters, from the region. Matthew Larotonda reports.