Turkey, Syria reportedly held secret talks

An Algerian outlet claims Turkey requested to meet with the Syrian regime over PYD's federalization move

Turkey, Syria reportedly held secret talks

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish and Syrian governments have conducted secret meetings in Algiers to discuss the federal system the Democratic Union Party (PYD) armed group is promoting in northern Syria, according to the El-Watan. 

Citing a diplomatic source, the Algerian outlet, claimed that Turkey requested to meet with the Syrian regime to ease the tensions between the two countries; these meetings have been reportedly facilitated by the Algerian government.

The same source said that the Algerian government also played a role in easing tensions between Ankara and Moscow after Turkish military shot down Russian Su-24 fighter jet as it violated Turkish airspace in November 2015.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Mu'allem, reportedly met with the Algerian mediators to discuss this topic during his state visit in late March.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Nisan 2016, 16:42