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Russia, Iran, Turkey together to end six-yr Syrian civil war: Putin

The Russian President made the announcement after talks with Iranian and Turkish counterparts Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Russia, Iran, Turkey together to end six-yr Syrian civil war: Putin

Russian has said that his Iranian and Turkish counterparts have agreed to hold a "congress" in in a bid to end the six-year in

Putin made the announcement after talks with Iranian President and Turkish President

However, no date for the proposed congress has been announced.

The three leaders have issued a joint statement aimed at continuing the Syrian and finding a sustainable solution for the post-conflict period by convening a "of Dialogue," reported CNN, citing Putin as saying.

In a joint statement they urged the Syrian government and opposition to "participate constructively".

"The congress will look at the key questions on Syria's national agenda including working out a political organisation and the endorsement of a new constitution" and "the organisation of the new elections under the auspices of the UN", Putin added.

This came days after he hosted his Syrian ally, President

Bashar al-Assad, during a visit to Sochi earlier this week, stated that he was "totally committed" to a peaceful solution.

Putin told Assad that the military campaign was "wrapping up", but there was still "a long way to go".

First Published: Thu, November 23 2017. 09:10 IST
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