Exactly one year ago, on the night of July 15-16, 2016, a group of military conspirators attempted to remove Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim from power.
Coup in Turkey
The next plenary session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly is beginning in Istanbul. During the session, which has already been running for three days, the most pressing issues facing the alliance, such as collaboration within the organization and the failure of attempts to pressure Russia, have been discussed.
Today in Moscow, the first meeting of the joint Russian-Turkish commission on Syria is to be held. The procedure for regular meetings between representatives of the two countries’ military, diplomatic and intelligence agencies was established by the decision of Putin and Erdogan during their recent meeting in St Petersburg on August 9th.