Skip to main content

The Takeaway: February 5, 2020

Highlights: Falling-out between Putin, Erdogan creates opportunity for US; Iran says it remains committed to Damascus; Raspberries from Iran for Trump Mideast plan; and more!
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia February 14, 2019. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS - RC1F02430140

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 per year.