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Syria-Turkey news

Follow RT for breaking news and updates on the relations between Syria and Turkey. Despite a number of geographic and historical links, Syria and Turkey have various disagreements and tensions. Find news and articles on that matter. Get news from RT on the current state of affairs between Syria and Turkey. Since the beginning of the civil war in Syria, Damascus’ relations with neighboring Turkey have plummeted. The war prompted an exodus of Syrian refugees to Turkey. From the very beginning Turkey supported Syrian rebels against President Bashar Assad, which resulted in the Turkish occupation of the Northern Syria in 2016. At the same time Turkey condemned Syria for supporting the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party) based in Turkey and Iraq. Don’t miss the news and updates on the Kurdish rebel movements on the Turkish-Syrian border and negotiations between Turkey and Syria on that matter. Moreover, find the news on relations between Syrian President Bashar Assad and Turkish President Recep Erdogan, as well as their actions.