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Erdogan, Putin agree to speed up aid delivery to Aleppo

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have agreed to speed up efforts to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria, Anadolu reported Turkish presidential sources as saying on Friday.

The two presidents also agreed to hold bilateral talks at an upcoming G20 summit to be held early in September in Hangzhou, China.

The Turkish and Russian leaders held a phone conversation on Friday in which they discussed bilateral relations and cooperation on regional issues and humanitarian crises.

During the conversation, Erdogan and Putin also emphasised the importance of normalising relations between the two countries.

Erdogan shared information about the ongoing Euphrates Shield military operation against ISIS in northern Syria.

Both leaders pointed to the importance of maintaining cooperation in the fight against ISIS and all terrorist groups for the security of the region.

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