A handout picture released by the Turkish Armed Forces shows Turkish soldiers accompanied by armored vehicles patrolling between the city of Manbij in northern Syria and an area it controls after a 2016-2017 military incursion, on June 18, 2018. (Via AFP)
A undated photo obtained on September 18, 2018 shows a Russian IL-20M (Ilyushin 20m) aircraft landing at an unknown location. (By AFP)
Photo of a Russian Il-20 aircraft (retrieved from
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on September 17, 2018. (Photo by AFP)
A Turkish military truck carries a tank as it drives towards the Syrian border, on September 13, 2018 in Hatay, southern Turkey. (Photo by AFP)