Kremlin says Putin and Erdogan discuss Syria by phone

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Posted: Dec 25, 2016 11:32 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the Syria crisis in a phone conversation on Sunday, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is visiting Russia now, also took part in the call, it added. Erdogan called Putin to express his condolences over the crash of Russian TU-154 plane near the Black Sea city of Sochi, the Kremlin said.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by Andrew Roche; editing by)