Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Moscow on April 28, 2018. / AFP / Alexander NEMENOV
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Saturday hosted his Iranian and Turkey counterparts for talks on Syria in the wake of an alleged chemical attack that has exposed differences between the three powers.The latest talks in Moscow between two of Assad's key supporters, Moscow and Tehran, and rebel-backer Ankara come as the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7 has prompted sharply differing responses from Turkey and Russia.Russia says the attack was staged to discredit its ally President Bashar Assad and this week brought a group of Syrians to the global chemical arms watchdog to back its claims.Both Tehran and Moscow have deployed military forces to Syria to back up Assad in his now seven-year-old war against anti-government rebels.Putin hosted a summit on Syria with the Iranian and Turkish presidents in November.
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