Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russia speak during a tripartite summit on Syria in April 2018. The president of Iran also attended the summit in Ankara, which aimed to speed the peace process for Syria and bolster Turkish, Russian and Iranian influence there.
Shifting strategic alignments are threatening the decadeslong alliance between Ankara and Washington, and Russia is looking to fill the gap. ...
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