Putin tells Erdogan of concern about Mid-East fighters in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed to his Turkish counterpart his concern about "the increasing involvement of fighters from the Middle East in the Nagorno- Karabakh conflict," and touched upon the situation in Idlib and the path to settling the Syrian crisis.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday expressed his concerns over increased involvement of fighters from Middle East in the Nagorno – Karabakh conflict, the Kremlin aid in statement. Putin and Erdogan also discussed Syria and Libya during the phone call.

Observers did not rule out that the talks focused on the recent Russian bombing.

For more than a month, Karabakh has been witnessing clashes between the Azerbaijani and Armenian sides, amid Turkey sending hundreds of its Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside Azerbaijan.



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