Turkey’s Erdogan hopes Tehran summit will avert Idlib offensive

FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a news conference in Ankara, Turkey, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey hopes a summit with Iranian and Russian leaders in Tehran on Friday will avert a Syrian government offensive on the rebel-held Idlib enclave and prevent a new influx of refugees to Turkey, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying. Russia, an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, resumed air strikes against […]

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