Russia's Putin, Turkey's Erdogan say happy with Syria congress in Sochi

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday to discuss the outcome of a Russian-sponsored conference on reaching peace in Syria, held this week in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi.

The Russian president's press service said that Putin and Erdogan agreed they were satisfied with the results of the Sochi congress and also discussed their cooperation in maintaining de-escalation zones in Syria.