Turkish president meets Putin to discuss Syrian military aid

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan met in Moscow on Wednesday and discussed Russia’s arming and strengthening of the Syrian military, which Ankara opposes. Erdogan also attended the opening of the new mosque in Moscow where he mentioned the ongoing refugee crisis, saying that his country has taken in two million Syrian refugees. The Turkish leader is also scheduled to meet Putin again on Thursday to discuss the restarting of a project to supply Russian gas to Turkey via the Black Sea.  

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