ANKARA, August 26. /TASS/. The meeting of Russia’s Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar scheduled for Friday in Ankara has been postponed, the Anadolu news agency has reported.
The talks were due to begin at 11.00 a.m. local time (0800GMT), according to the report.
"Sources in Turkey’s Armed Forces say Gerasimov planned to pay a visit to Turkey’s General Staff together with his delegation and meet there with his Turkish counterpart. However, the program of the visit was postponed," the news agency said.
TASS did not have the official confirmation of the meeting on the part of the Russian Defense Ministry.