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Putin says talks with Turkey's Erdogan have yielded 'momentous' results for Syria

Key Points
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that talks with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan had yielded what he called momentous results for Syria, but did not say what they were.
  • Putin was speaking after the commander of Kurdish forces in northeast Syria told the United States he had met all obligations set out in a U.S.-brokered truce.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin
Alexander Nemenov | Pool | Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that talks with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan had yielded what he called momentous results for Syria, but did not say what they were.

Putin, speaking at a news conference in southern Russia with Erdogan, said the two countries' foreign ministers would disclose what had been agreed between the two men later.

Putin was speaking after the commander of Kurdish forces in northeast Syria told the United States he had met all obligations set out in a U.S.-brokered truce.