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Erdogan Joins Top Turkey Officials Seeing Better Syria Ties

  • Turkish leader met with Putin earlier this month on Syria
  • Economy and next year’s elections could be factors in rethink
 Recep Tayyip Erdogan

 Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Photographer: Atilla Kisbenenedek/AFP/Getty Images

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become the latest top Turkish official to call for better ties with Syria, as Ankara appears to shift its stance on the government of Bashar al-Assad.