External Content

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Zemlianichenko/Pool

(reuters_tickers)

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is cautiously optimistic on the chances for a peace deal in Syria, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, after talks with Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow.

"I want to express cautious optimism that we, ... including here also other important players including the United States, will be able to ... move to a fully-fledged political resolution," Putin said.

(Reporting by Denis Dyomkin; Writing by Alexander Winning; Editing by Christian Lowe)

Reuters