Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed to strengthen coordination between the two countries' military and security services in Syria in the fight against terrorism, the Kremlin said in a statement.
President Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin
after a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, December 11, 2017. (Photo:REUTERS)
Putin and Erdogan, in a telephone conversation, also discussed
the prospects for new contacts between Russia, Turkey and Iran on Syria, the
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said a possible summit meeting between the
leaders of the three countries was discussed, but no date has been agreed,
RIA news agency reported.
A suicide bomber killed eight people in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand on Tuesday (October 9), including a candidate in upcoming parliamentary elections, the latest in a series of deadly attacks targeting the vote, officials said.
Leaders of the Mekong subregion countries and Japan decided to lift the two sides’ cooperation to a strategic partnership at the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo on October 9.
Russia's de-dollarization plan for its economy does not mean restricted use for Russians of the US dollar, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told Russia's Rossiya-1 TV channel on October 7.
The Cambodian economy is expected to expand 7 percent in 2018, compared to 6.9 percent last year, underpinned by external demand and upbeat investor sentiment, a new World Bank (WB) report said on October 4.
India and Russia on October 5 resolved to further widen their energy cooperation.
Two scientists shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Committee announced in Stockholm on October 1.