The meeting - the first such three-way summit between Putin, Rouhani and Erdogan (pictured) - comes as Ankara, Moscow and Tehran cooperate with increasing intensity on ending the over six-year civil war in Syria that has left 330,000 dead and millions homeless The Revolutionary Guards initially kept quiet about their military role in both Syria and Iraq but have become more outspoken about it as casualties have mounted. Russian leader Vladimir Putin will host Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Rouhani in the Black Sea resort of Sochi ahead of parallel UN-led talks in Geneva set for November 28.
They frame their engagement as an existential struggle against the Sunni Muslim fighters of Islamic State, who see Shi‘ites, the majority of Iran’s population, as apostates. The meeting - the first such three-way summit between the trio - comes as Ankara, Moscow and Tehran cooperate with increasing intensity on ending the over six-year civil war in Syria that has left 330,000 dead and millions homeless.
People are deprived of water, food and medicine in their own homeland.
The Zionist regime attacked a humanitarian flotilla in a blatant defiance of all international norms and murdered many civilians.
And although the Iranian President boldly told the UN Assembly last week that “9-11 Was An Inside Job,” the American delegation and all of its European puppets walked out on the truth-teller, calling his proven statements “hateful and offensive.” Why?
Meanwhile, Rouhani will meet with the presidents of Russia and Turkey on Wednesday for the first in a series of summits aimed at re-booting the peace process in Syria.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin will host Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Rouhani Most of the forces battling Islamic State in Syria and Iraq have said they expect it to go underground and turn to a guerrilla insurgency using sleeper cells and bombings.
The Revolutionary Guards, Iran's most powerful military force which also oversees an economic empire worth billions of dollars, has been fighting in support of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and the central government in Baghdad for several years.
More than a thousand members of the Guards, including senior commanders, have been killed in Syria and Iraq.