Turkey's Erdogan to speak to leaders of U.S., Germany, France, Britain - NTV

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  • Friday, 28 Feb 2020

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting of his ruling AK Party in Ankara, Turkey, February 27, 2020. Turkish Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will speak with leaders of the United States, France, Germany and Britain, following an air strike that killed 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria's Idlib region, a Turkish official was quoted as saying on Friday.

Turkey's Communications Director Fahrettin Altun was also quoted by broadcaster NTV as saying Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin had agreed during a phone call to meet face to face as soon as possible.

(Reporting by Can Sezer; Writing by Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Ezgi Erkoyun)

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