Erdogan, Putin Agree on Need for Aleppo Cease-fire, Aid Relief read more: http://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/1.756286
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the situation in Syria’s Aleppo with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by phone for the third time in a week on Wednesday and agreed on the need for a cease-fire, sources in Erdogan’s office said.
The sources said the two leaders agreed on intensifying efforts towards a cessation of hostilities and on the need for the provision of aid to the city, the sources said.
Russia is a main backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while Turkey supports the rebels fighting to oust him, but the two have been trying to find common ground on Syria since a rapprochement in August.
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