Iran, Russia, Turkey leaders begin summit on Syria

Presidents Rouhani of Iran, Erdogan of Turkey and Putin of Russia pose before their meeting in Ankara. (Reuters)

A summit between the presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey seeking a political solution to the seven-year Syrian war began on Wednesday hosted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish presidency said.

The meeting in Ankara is the second summit between Erdogan, his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani and Russian President Vladimir Putin after a tripartite meeting in November 2017 in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.

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