By Ibrahim Hamidi Source: Asharq Al-Awsat Presidents Vladimir Putin
of Russia, Recep Tayyip
Erdogan of Turkey and Hassan Rouhani
of Iran pose following a joint news conference in Ankara
, Turkey, September 16, 2019.REUTERS/Umit Bektas During the fifth round of the Russia-Turkey-Iran summit on Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip
Erdogan sought after gaining support for establishing a “safe zone” in north Syria to ensure that Kurdish separatists and terrorists are contained and that Syrian refugees can return.