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Putin tells Erdogan, Assad sending Russian rescuers to both countries

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday held telephone calls with Syria’s Bashar al-Assad and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and promised to send rescuers to both countries after a devastating earthquake.

“In the nearest hours, rescuers from the Russian emergency ministry will take off for Syria,” the Kremlin said. In a separate message, Moscow said Putin also spoke to Erdogan who, accepted “the help of Russian rescuers”.

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