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.
The Sri Lankan cabinet on August 8 approved a proposal to conduct a feasibility study to construct an airport in the central hills of Kandy in order to boost tourism in the area.
The rescue forces in Laos had found the bodies of 31 victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam as of August 6, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith revealed at an international press conference held in Vientiane on August 7.
Evacuation orders were issued to thousands of households in Yamagata Prefecture, northern Japan, as the region continues to be pummeled by heavy rain, local officials said Monday (August 6).
An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia’s Lombok island on August 5.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have agreed on a "single draft” negotiating text of a Code of Conduct (COC) in the East Sea, an important stride towards narrowing differences among parties.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on August 2 that a new government will be formed on September 20 after his ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won the July 29 general election.