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At G20 Meeting, Turkey Pushes Plan for “Safe Zone” in Syria

By Humeyra Pamuk and Seda Sezer ISTANBUL, Sept 5  – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he had urged world powers at a G20 meeting to set up a “safe zone” in Syria where there would be no fighting and which could help stem migrant flows from the Arab nation. Speaking in China, Erdogan

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Kremlin Says Turkey Apologized to Putin Over Plane Incident

MOSCOW, June 27 – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has written to Russian leader Vladimir Putin to apologize over the shooting down of a Russian air force jet by Turkey’s military, the Kremlin said on Monday. After the Russian jet was shot down in November last year near the Syrian-Turkish border, Russia imposed trade restrictions on

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