Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke with his Russian counterpart over the phone on Saturday.

According to diplomatic sources, Cavusoglu and Sergey Lavrov discussed the situation Syria, Libya and Iraq, as well as other recent developments in the region.

Cavusoglu also spoke with his South African counterpart, Naledi Pandor, over the phone without disclosing further information about the discussion, the sources added.

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