Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Washington’s intention to withdraw troops from Syria “will be a positive step,” while speaking at a press conference alongside his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow on Wednesday.

“It will help stabilise the situation in this troubled region for the Syrian government, which is now under the control of Kurdish formations,” Putin said.

The Russia leader also noted that the “US troops are staying in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic illegally.”

“There are no grounds in international legal law for them to stay there. There is no invitation from a legitimate government, nor a decision taken by the United Nations Security Council,” he added.

Putin also said Russia would host a trilateral summit alongside Turkey and Iran, with a location and approximate date already penned in which will need to be confirmed with Tehran.

 

 

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Long Live Syria
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Long Live Syria

End of the day “ITS ALL ABOUT MONEY HONEY”

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Why not speaking about illegal Turkish presence? Oh yeah, Putin is selling nuke plants and S-400 to Erdogan and has great hopes to sell Su-57 too!

Long Live Syria
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Long Live Syria

DBS, it reminds me of the slogan “ITS ALL ABOUT MONEY HONEY”. Russia desperately wants to sell its military hardware to its friendly countries. Russia just sold a S-400 system to India. It is hoping to sell a S-400 system to Turkey too and push for more sales with other countries. USA will arm twist all countries. India is trying for a CAATSA waiver and likely to get it. Turki being still with NATO how will it manage? Turki has the money and an buy. End of the day business matters. “Every one has to pay a price.”

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Long Live Syria

DBS, it reminds me of the slogan “ITS ALL ABOUT MONEY HONEY”. Russia desperately wants to sell its military hardware to its friendly countries. Russia just sold a S-400 system to India. It is hoping to sell a S-400 system to Turkey too and push for more sales with other countries.