Turkey to host Syria summit with Russia, Iran on April 4 Mar 16, 2018 0 693 12345 AFPAnkaraThe presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran will meet for a three-way summit on Syria in Istanbul on April 4, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Thursday.The meeting will be hosted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and will be the second such tripartite summit following one in November in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.The summit will be attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as the three leaders seek to salvage their efforts to end the conflict.As part of peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana sponsored by Ankara, Moscow and Tehran, the three countries' foreign ministers will meet on Friday and will discuss preparations for next month's summit, the foreign ministry said in a statement.The three countries have worked together despite being on different sides. While Iran and Russia have provided military support to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Turkey has repeatedly called for his ousting and supported Syrian rebels. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Saudi crown prince says will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does: CBS TV Mar 16, 2018 0 153 Thousands flee in first mass exodus from besieged Ghouta Mar 16, 2018 0 134 Yemen's Houthis, Saudi in secret talks to end war: Sources Mar 16, 2018 0 109 Israel hits Hamas posts in Gaza in response to bombs AFP Gaza City Israel's military hit Hamas posts in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Palestinians set off two bombs near the border fence, the military said, with no casualties reported. Israel's military also .. Tillerson sacking may delay deal to pull Kurds from Syrian city of Manbij REUTERS ANKARA The sacking of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may delay a deal between Ankara and Washington to pull Kurdish fighters out of the Syrian town of Manbij, but Turkey still expects US help, President Tayyip .. Red Cross chief travels with aid convoy to rebel enclave Geneva The Red Cross said Thursday its president had travelled with a convoy carrying desperately needed food into Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta. Hunger-stricken residents in Ghouta's largest ..