Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 4
There is some progress in the political settlement in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
The president made remarks at the 33rd meeting of the heads of local administrations in Turkey, Anadolu agency reported Jan. 4.
The president drew attention to the joint efforts of Turkey and Russia to ensure sustainable ceasefire and political settlement in Syria.
The Turkish president also drew attention to the negative trends in Syria’s economy.
"The country is going through a difficult period,” the president said. “The attacks on Turkey’s economic sphere will not last forever either."