Russia and Turkey have suspended joint military patrols carried out along the M4 highway in Syria's northwestern region of Idlib over increasing militant attacks in the area, the Russian foreign ministry said.
A roadside bomb planted by Syrian militants detonated near a joint Russian-Turkish patrol in northern Syria on Tuesday morning, injuring three Russian soldiers, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between the opposing forces in Syria's civil war.
Turkey's coastguard said on Monday it had rescued 35 migrants and was searching for four more missing from a boat found half sunken in the Aegean Sea.
Turkey's Defence Ministry on Sunday said that one of the country's soldiers had been killed during clashes with fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq.
The Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kiran said that his country had evacuated about 70000 citizens from 101 countries around the world, due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
The number of people who have died from Covid-19 in Turkey has risen by 84 in the last 24 hours to 3,258, with 2,188 new cases of the virus, Health Ministry data showed on Friday.
Turkey will impose a four-day curfew in 31 provinces beginning Thursday, as part of the country's measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Turkey's parliament on Tuesday passed a law that will allow the release of tens of thousands of prisoners to ease overcrowding in jails and protect detainees from the coronavirus.