The US special envoy to Syria has stressed Washington and Ankara have strong relations and they are geostrategic partners.
Pentagon's Major Sean Robertson said the US will also maintain its presence in the garrison of Al Tanif in southern Syria to ensure Daesh will not return.
Turkey, Russia and Iran have agreed to form a joint front against any “separatist agendas”, signaling a growing hostility towards YPG rule in northeastern Syria following the US pull-out.
The high-profile meeting between Turkey, Russia and Iran will be dominated by issues ranging from the recent HTS gains to the emergence of conflicting safe zones in northern Syria.
Ankara expects to develop a common understanding with Washington on a Turkey-friendly safe zone in northern Syria. Are the two allies close to reaching a final deal?
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also said that he expects a safe zone in Syria will be set up within a few months.
Turkey envisions a safe zone without the PKK-linked YPG, the US wants to include what Ankara recognises as a terrorist organisation, while Russia and other regional powers think differently.
Russian authorities say they struck a deal for a safe zone with opposition forces in Syria's Homs province.
The presidents of Turkey and Russia announced, in a joint press conference, that relations between the two countries had reached a stage "beyond normalisation" and were entering "a new phase."
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US will increase pressure on Daesh and Al Qaeda since "defeating Daesh is a priority."
In a speech in Bahrain, Turkey's President Erdogan says the planned no-fly zones would cover an area of at least 4,000-5,000 square kilometres.
US President Obama and German Chancellor Merkel disagree on ‘safe zone' project in Syria.
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