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    Details of First Meeting of Russia, US, Turkey Military Chiefs on Syria Revealed

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    Top military commanders from Russia, Turkey and the United States discussed on Tuesday the security situation and anti-terrorism efforts in Syria and Iraq, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian Chief of the General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov, Turkish Chief of the General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford held a meeting in Antalya, Turkey.

    "The sides discussed, in particular, the current situation in the fight against terrorist organizations in Syria in the context of increasing the effectiveness of countering all terrorist organizations in the future," the ministry said in a statement.

    "The participants stressed the importance of additional measures to ensure operational de-confliction of military operations in Syria," the statement said.

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