President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday spoke over the phone and mentioned a wide range of issues, together with bilateral relations and developments in the area, in accordance with the Turkish Communications Directorate.
The directorate mentioned Erdoğan and Putin mentioned bilateral ties, latest escalation between Azerbaijan and Armenia and the most recent developments in Libya and Syria.
The latest rise in tensions was triggered when the Armenian military tried to assault Azerbaijani positions with artillery hearth in the course of the northwestern Tovuz border district, withdrawing after struggling losses following retaliation from the Azerbaijani navy.
Twelve Azerbaijani troopers, together with a serious basic and a colonel, have been killed and 4 others have been injured in the latest border clashes.
Azerbaijan has blamed Armenia for the “provocative” actions, with Turkey throwing its weight behind Baku and warning Yerevan that it might not hesitate to face towards any sort of assault on its jap neighbor.
Turkish and Russian leaders agreed on Monday to keep up cooperation and dialogue concerning bilateral relations and regional issues.
Since April 2019, putschist Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s illegitimate forces have launched assaults on the Libyan capital of Tripoli and different elements of northwestern Libya, ensuing in greater than 1,000 deaths, together with civilian girls and youngsters.
However, the Libyan authorities has lately achieved vital victories, pushing Haftar’s forces out of Tripoli and the strategic metropolis of Tarhuna.
The nation’s authorities was based in 2015 below a U.N.-led settlement, however efforts for a long-term political settlement failed resulting from a navy offensive by Haftar, who has been backed by France, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt.
The U.N. acknowledges the Libyan authorities headed by Fayez Sarraj because the nation’s authentic authority.
Syria has been locked in a vicious civil conflict since early 2011 when the regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests with sudden ferocity.
The regime violence led to the loss of life and displacement of thousands and thousands of Syrian civilians. Today, Turkey stands because the world’s prime refugee-hosting nation with its Syrian inhabitants of three.6 million.