Head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan and Chief of the General Staff Hulusi Akar will hold talks with their Russian counterparts, the Turkish media reported Jan. 18.
It is expected that the two sides will discuss military operations against PYD and YPG in the Syrian city of Afrin.
Earlier, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said the US is openly supporting the YPG and the PYD terrorist groups in Syria. He said the actions of the US don’t correspond to the spirit of ally relations with Turkey. He noted that Turkey will take all necessary steps against provocative actions of the US.