Turkey, Qatar to discuss developments in Syria
Reuters PhotoThe Turkish and Qatari foreign ministers will meet to discuss regional developments, the Turkish Foreign Ministry has said in a statement, amid reports that the two countries’ cooperation in Syria has begun to yield results to the advantage of rebels.
The ministry said two delegations led by Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Attiyah and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will come together for the preparations of the High Strategic Committee that was established in 2014.
The two delegations will review ongoing cooperation in the fields the committee is working on and will work to conclude drafting agreements and exchange views for the implementation of some projects.
The two ministers will also discuss regional developments, the statement said. The meeting comes at a moment when the Syrian opposition has won victories in the field against the Syrian regime army. There are reports that Saudi Arabia and Qatar recently intensified their military assistance to the opposition in their fight against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.