Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson holding talks focusing on the future of the relations between two NATO allies.
Turkey's President Erdogan and the Saudi Arabia's King Salman discuss bilateral relations, Syria's territorial integrity over phone
"Discussions between France and Turkey, which both hope for a political solution overseen by the UN, will increase in the coming days," statement by the Elysee Palace says.
In a closing statement, participants called for respect for the country's territorial integrity and said the Syrian people alone should decide the shape of their government.
The National Army, composed of various Turkey-backed opposition groups and established after months of talks, is partaking in Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in Afrin. But it is also preparing for further military action in Manbij.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the Afrin region in Syria would be handed over to Syrians once it was cleared from terrorists through Operation Olive Branch.
Turkey is host to over three million Syrian refugees who fled the six-year-old conflict in their home country.
Ankara summons the ambassadors of Russia and Iran to complain about what it said was Syrian regime forces' violation of the borders of the Idlib de-escalation zone.
Khalifa Haftar, whose forces control eastern Libya, says he would not “follow any party unless it was elected by the Libyan people.”
UN mediator Staffan de Mistura said that the talks would focus in particular on a new constitution and UN-supervised parliamentary and presidential elections.
Saad Hariri said his resignation as PM was meant to let the world know that Lebanon cannot tolerate the Hezbollah's meddling in Gulf affairs.
The latest round of Geneva talks are expected to bring concrete steps towards a political solution to the years-long conflict in Syria. However, internal disagreements within the alliances continue to threaten the process.
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