Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday. Photo: Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday. Photo: Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP
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Turkey, Syria, Russia defence ministers meet for first talks since 2011

  • The discussions focused on the Syrian civil war and collaboration against terrorist groups in the Middle East state
  • Russia and Turkey are both involved in Syria, with Moscow supporting Damascus against its opponents, and Ankara backing rebels

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday. Photo: Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday. Photo: Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP
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