ISTANBUL, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan confirmed determination to act in cooperation against terror organisations in Syria, according to a joint statement following their bilateral meeting.

During the four-hour meeting at the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday, the leaders agreed to take steps to increase trade volumes and meet both parties’ expectations over economic and energy issues, according to the joint statement.

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Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun
Editing by Chris Reese

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