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Serbian and Kazakh presidents exchange state decorations

The ceremony took place after the two leaders met at the presidential palace in Astana.

Nazarbayev pointed to the friendship between the two countries and the contribution of the president of Serbia to the strengthening of ties between them.

Vucic then presented Nazarbayev with the Order of the Republic of Serbia 1st Degree.

Tripartite Summit on Syria Begins in Ankara

A tripartite summit on Syria began on Wednesday in the capital Ankara with the participation of Turkish, Russian and Iranian presidents, Anadolu Agency reported.

The first tripartite summit was held in the Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi on Nov. 22, 2017 to discuss progress made in the Astana peace talks and changes in de-escalation zones across Syria.

Erdoğan again signals ‘Manbij next’ after Afrin

After finalizing the establishment of observer points in Syria’s Idlib province as part of the Astana process for de-escalation zones, the Turkish army could head to the Manbij region, which is under the control of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 16.

Turkey-EU Summit in Bulgaria 'Very Important' for Ties

The upcoming Turkey-European Union (EU) summit in Bulgaria is a "very important step" in resolving issues between the EU and Turkey, according to a senior EU official on Wednesday.

The remarks came ahead of a key EU-Turkey summit set for March 26 in Varna, Bulgaria -- the current EU term president - that would bring together EU leaders and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.