“The situation in Eastern Ghouta in the context of implementation of UN Security Council’s resolution 2401 was discussed. The importance of settling the humanitarian problems and the necessity of further uncompromising fight against the terrorist groups in this region was underlined,” the statement, released late on Tuesday, read.
Erdogan has also informed the Russian leader on the progress of Ankara’s operation in Syria’s Afrin, according to the statement.
Turkey is conducting its military operation in Afrin, which is called "Olive Branch". The goal of the operation is clear Turkey's Syrian border from the terrorist threat.