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    Heads of Russian, Turkish Chief of Staff Discuss Cooperation On Syria

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    Russian Defense Ministry said that chief of Russian General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar held talks on Tuesday, discussed Syrian settlement, including the issue of normalization around Aleppo.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Chief of Russian General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar held talks on Tuesday, discussed Syrian settlement, including the issue of normalization around Aleppo, Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

    "The meeting further discussed issues of cooperation for the settlement of Syrian conflict, including the normalization of the situation around Aleppo," the statement read.

    Gerasimov informed Akar on ongoing Russian efforts to improve the humanitarian situation in Aleppo.

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