Friday, December 30, 2016

Russia, Turkey, Iran eye dicing Syria into zones of influence - Eli Leon, Daniel Siryoti, Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff




by Eli Leon, Daniel Siryoti, Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff

Moscow, Ankara seek to broker deal that would leave Syrian President Assad in power until a less polarizing Alawite candidate emerges • Tehran remains unconvinced • Plan aims to cement narrative that Russia is regaining its mantle as a key Mideast player.



Syrian President Bashar Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin [Archive]
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Photo credit: Reuters


Eli Leon, Daniel Siryoti, Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff

Source: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=39143

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